Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston Olivia Wilde & Jake Johnson are DRINKING BUDDIES July 12, 2012 Micro-budget comedy begins casting. Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson have signed up to star in the indie improv comedy ‘Drinking Buddies,’ says Deadline. The plot centres on a fun and flirtatious friendship that goes off the rails. Kendrick and Livingston will play the couple that are in the out-of-control relationship. Wilde and Johnson’s roles have yet to be revealed. Joe Swanberg (‘Hanna Takes the Stairs,’ ‘Nights and Weekends,’ ‘LOL’) will direct ‘Drinking Buddies’ later this summer with the film set to shoot in Chigaco.