Jason Sudeikis will star opposite Drew Barrymore and Justin Long in New Line's romantic comedy Going the Distance.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sudeikis will play Box, a friend of Garrett's (Long) who counsels him against trying to maintain his long-distance relationship with Barrymore's character. Charlie Day and Christina Applegate also were recently cast.

Geoff LaTulippe wrote the screenplay, which Nanette Burstein is directing.

No production date has been set.