The 84-year-old actor hasn't appeared in a film since 2006, but is widely regarded as a comedy icon. Raja Gosnell is directing from a script by J. David Stem, David N. Weiss and Audrey Wells.
[GRACE] 26 - 35 years old.. a first-time expectant mother, she's faced with juggling both an overworked husband and, ultimately, a household full of Smurfs. Should be lovely, maternal and have good comedic energy.sptv050769..MAJOR SUPPORTING ROLE
[ODILE] Late 20's to mid-40's... Foreign: European (French, Spanish, Italian), British, Latin American, French Canadian, etc. A beautiful, charming (when she wants to be), high-powered executive. She runs a high-end French cosmetics company. Strong comedic ability essential. MAJOR SUPPORTING ROLE.
The Smurfs is currently set for a July 29, 2011 release date.