Actress will play the love interest.
Emmanuelle Chriqui (‘TRON: Uprising,’ ‘Entourage’) has entered into final negotiations to take the female lead opposite Luke Wilson (‘Middle Men’) on Scott Marshall’s indie sports comedy ‘Million Dollar Man,’ says Variety.
The script by Alex Schrader follows a down-on-his-luck truck driver for a soft drinks company who’s given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to turn his life around when he is chosen to become a a football kicker at the Super Bowl.
Chriqui will be playing the role of the love interest who helps whip Wilson’s underdog into shape and guides him to redemption. The trade adds that comedian Bobby Lee (‘Pineapple Express’) is on board to play the antagonist.