Amanda Seyfriend to Join Ben Stiller & Naomi Watts for WHILE WE'RE YOUNG

Amanda Seyfriend to Join Ben Stiller & Naomi Watts for WHILE WE'RE YOUNG

Amanda Seyfried is set to pal around with a group of midlife crisis-prone hipsters.

According to The Wrap, Seyfried has cleared her schedule and signed on to star in Noah Baumbach's film WHILE WE'RE YOUNG, opposite Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, and Naomi Watts. The film is tentatively set to begin production this fall in New York. Scott Rudin will produce.

The film follows an an uptight middle-aged couple (Stiller, Watts) who find their lives loosened up a bit after meeting a free-spirited younger couple (Driver, Seyfried).

For the original report, head on over to The Wrap.

Baumbach has scrambled for years to get the project off the ground, with stars such as Cate Blanchett and James Franco attached, but ultimately walking away.

In 2004, Seyfried made her film debut in Mean Girls. Her subsequent supporting roles were in the independent films Nine Lives (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She also had a recurring role in the UPN TV show Veronica Mars (2004-2006) and she starred on the HBO series Big Love.

Seyfried appeared in her breakthrough role in the 2008 musical feature film Mamma Mia!. Her other appearances include leading roles in Jennifer's Body (2009), Chloe (2009), Dear John (2010), Letters to Juliet (2010), Red Riding Hood (2011), In Time (2011) and Gone (2012). She played Cosette in the blockbuster musical film Les Miserables in 2012, can next be seen in the upcoming Linda Lovelace biopic, aptly titled LOVELACE.

Photo by: Erik Kabik/ Retna