‘Downsizing’ Casts ‘Workaholics’ Actress Maribeth Monroe (Exclusive)

Alexander Payne dramedy stars Matt Damon, Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig

“Workaholics” star Maribeth Monroe has joined the cast of Alexander Payne‘s “Downsizing,” TheWrap has learned exclusively.

Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz and Hong Chau will also star in “Downsizing,” which stars Matt Damon as an Omaha man who gives in and agrees to undergo a new process that shrinks people before moving to a community of like-minded individuals.

Payne (“About Schmidt”) wrote the screenplay with Jim Taylor and is producing through his Ad Hominem production company along with Gran Via Productions’ Mark Johnson. Taylor and Jim Burke will executive produce.

Monroe is best known for her role as Alice Murphy on Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and her other TV credits include HBO’s “The Brink,” “Parks and Recreation” and “Mdern Family.” She is represented by Innovative Artists.