Two more actors join Farrellys' 'Hall Pass'
Nicky Whelan, Derek Waters land roles in Owen Wilson filmNicky Whelan of "Scrubs" has been cast in "Hall Pass," directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly. Derek Waters also has joined the New Line comedy.
In her first major feature role, the Australia-born Whelan will play Leigh, who tempts Owen Wilson's wandering husband after he's given a "free pass" by his wife. Waters will play Wannabe, a barista/DJ who becomes an obstacle to the pairing.
Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Stephen Merchant and J.B. Smoove also star in the comedy, which started shooting Tuesday in Atlanta.
The Farrellys are directing the script they co-wrote with Pete Jones and Kevin Barnett and are producing with their Conundrum Entertainment partner Bradley Thomas.
Repped by UTA and Untitled Entertainment, Whelan plays a medical student on the ABC comedy "Scrubs." She also appeared in the horror sequel "Halloween II" and the long-running Australian series "Neighbours."
Waters, repped by UTA and Odenkirk-Provissiero Entertainment, recently won the jury prize for short filmmaking at the Sundance Film Festival for the comedy "Drunk History: Douglass & Lincoln," which he co-directed with Jeremy Konner.