Joel McHale Joins Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore in Romantic Comedy



Smooth talking star of TV comedy series “Community”- Joel McHale (Jeff) is joining Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in Warner Bros.’s untitled romantic comedy being directed by Frank Coraci.

The project, which was initially titled “Blended” when it was pitched in 2007, centers on a man and a woman who, after a disastrous first date, get trapped at a family resort with their kids from previous marriages in tow. The sitcom finally being picked up and McHale will play Barrymore’s immature and skeezy ex-husband. Mike Karz, Jack Giarraputo and Adam Sandler are the producers.

McHale is currently shooting a comedy movie titled “A Friggin’ Christmas Miracle” alongside Robin Williams and Lauren Graham. His NBC TV show, “Community” is on the renewal bubble once again and its future remains unclear.

Culled from The Hollywood