According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures has given Ken Kwapis a License to Wed. The director, who helmed The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants for the studio, has signed on to direct the comedy, which is being produced by Mike Medavoy and Arnie Messer of Phoenix Pictures, Underground Films' Nick Osborne and Robert Simonds via his Robert Simonds Prods.

The story centers on a priest/marriage counselor testing the strengths of one couple's relationship through a series of increasingly grueling tests during a marriage preparation course from hell. Kim Barker wrote the initial script, which was rewritten by Dan Fogelman. Elizabeth Chandler wrote the current script.