Prenuptials: Rudd ready for best 'Man'
Segel also set for DW comedyPaul Rudd is set to star in the comedy "I Love You, Man," directed and written by John Hamburg for DreamWorks.
Jason Segel is in final negotiations to also star in the film, which centers on a man who seeks out a male friend to serve as the best man at his wedding.
Rudd will play the soon-to-be betrothed, with Segel as his best man.
Hamburg, who has a two-year overall deal with DreamWorks, also is producing along with Donald De Line. Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock, Bill Johnson and Jeff Clifford are executive producing. Overseeing for DreamWorks president of production Adam Goodman is Mark Sourian and Chloe Dan.
Rudd and Segel have a history of working together. The two previously appeared in Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up" and will both be seen in the upcoming "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," which Segel also wrote.
Rudd will also appear next in "Little Big Men," which he also served as a writer on. He is repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment and attorney Deborah Klein.
Segel, a series regular on CBS's "How I Met Your Mother" is repped by UTA, Abrams Entertainment and attorney Warren Dern.
Hamburg, who wrote and directed "Along Came Polly" and "Safe Men," is currently working on the series "The Captain" for CBS.
His additional writing credits include "Meet the Parents," "Meet the Fockers" and "Zoolander." He is repped by CAA and attorney John Sloss.