According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Pictures has tapped Jennifer Aniston to star alongside Vince Vaughn in The Break Up. Meanwhile, Peyton Reed has come on board to direct the comedy, which is slated to begin production in early June for a February release.

Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick are penning the script, which is based on an original idea by Vaughn, who also will produce.

Aniston's upcoming projects include starring roles in Rumor Has It, Friends With Money and Derailed. Her credits include the Universal comedies Along Came Polly and Bruce Almighty. Reed's credits include Down With Love and Universal's Bring It On.