Will Arnett is set to star in the comedy, Semi-Pro for New Line Cinema.

The film is about the last days of the American Basketball Association; New Line vice president Kent Alterman will make his directorial debut. Arnett joins Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson and Andre Benjamin in a project written by Scot Armstrong. According to Variety, Ferrell plays Jackie Moon, the owner-player-coach of the fictional Flint, Michigan, Tropics; Arnett plays team announcer Lou Redwood.

Arnett and Ferrell also co-star in the comedy Blades of Glory which will be released later this year. Semi-Pro hits theaters in 2008.