Kinnear, Tierney make 'Baby'


Greg Kinnear and Maura Tierney have joined the cast of Universal Pictures' "Baby Mama," written and directed by Michael McCullers.

The duo join Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver and Dax Shepard in the comedy, which centers on a single woman (Fey) whose desire to have a child and keep her career leads her to hire a surrogate (Poehler).

Kinnear will play the male lead, a proprietor of a local fresh juice shop who becomes close with Fey's character as she begins her pursuit of a surrogate.

Tierney will play Fey's confident, conventional sister who is the mother of two but supports her sister's choice.

Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn are producing. Jill Messick executive produces.

Holly Bario is overseeing for Universal.

Kinnear, who most recently starred in "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Fast Food Nation," is prepping to star in the DreamWorks romantic comedy "Ghost Town" opposite Ricky Gervais.

Tierney recently finished shooting "Semi-Pro" with Will Ferrell and appears in upcoming films "The Go-Getter," which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, and "Finding Amanda," with Matthew Broderick.

Kinnear and Tierney are repped by CAA. Tierney also is repped by Anonymous Content.