Comedic actress joins New Line cast, which also includes Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day
Ariel Vromen is directing the thriller for Millennium Films
Additionally, United Cable Productions has two more comic-inspired TV series in development
Douglas Cook and David Weisberg wrote the script.
TheWrap crunched the numbers: the cost of a hit comedy has dropped more than $20 million since 2009
Douglas Cook and David Weisberg are writing the script
The "300" and "Olympus Has Fallen" hero is set to star in Christian Gudegast's "Den of Thieves" for Relativity
Oscar-nominated writer Sheldon Turner ("Up in the Air") is behind the "Lethal Weapon"-esque project
Colin Trevorrow's script follows a man who must stop a time-traveling terrorist from reshaping history
"Knocked Up" director and Benderspink will produce Stacey Harman's script, described as "The Hangover" for women
"Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood will produce Alfonso "Poncho" Ulloa's adaptation of Elliott Chaze's 1953 pulp novel "Black Wings Has My Angel"
Kevin Durand ("Lost") and Callan McAuliffe have also landed roles in D.J. Caruso's sci-fi adaptation