M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming thriller The Happening has added another cast member to its lineup. According to Variety, comedian John Leguizamo will soon be feeling the effects of Mother Nature's wrath.

Shyamalan's film stars Mark Wahlberg as a father forced to take his family on the run when Mother Nature starts acting up. Leguizamo will be playing the part of Marky Mark's best friend, left behind counting the hours until the world destroys itself.

The film is scheduled to start shooting in August on location in Philadelphia. The Happening opens June 13th, 2008.