In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Stephanie Szostak will be the female lead in Paramount's Dinner for Schmucks. The film is directed by Jay Roach (Meet the Parents)

Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis and Lucy Punch are already cast in the comedy. It is based on a French film, about the worst guy to ever be invited to somebody's weekly dinner party. Szostak is going to be Julie, the girlfriend of Rudd's character.

The film will shoot this fall with plans for it to be released in July.

Evan Jacobs