After providing the voice of Elliot in Open Season
and after starring next to Kevin Costner in the action-adventure movie The Guardian
, Ashton Kutcher
, television producer and creator of Punk'd
and Beauty and the Geek
, is reportedly returning to the silver screen, teaming up with Cameron Diaz in an upcoming comedy film entitled What Happens in Vegas
Set in Sin City, What Happens in Vegas
follows two people who discover they’ve gotten married following a night of wickedness, with one of them winning a big jackpot after playing the other’s quarter. The miserable pair attempts to undermine and manipulate each other to get their hands on the prize but eventually finds love in each other along the way.
What Happens in Vegas
isn’t Kutcher’s first attempt in the comedy genre. Apart from serving as the producer of the reality show Beauty and the Geek
as well as the short-lived The Real Wedding Crashers
, the 29-year old native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has also worked in comedy films like Dude, Where's My Car?, Just Married
, and Guess Who
. In addition, he has also produced the practical joke series Punk’d
As for Diaz, the 34-year old actress is known for her roles in movies like There’s Something About Mary, The Mask, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Charlie’s Angels, The Sweetest Thing, In Her Shoes
. This Californian native is also included in the “$20 Million Club,” a popular list of highly paid actors.
According to Variety, Tom Vaughan will now be directing the said film, replacing Julian Farino because of Farino’s conflicting schedule with his other upcoming projects such as the movie The Year of Living Biblically.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: Variety, EW
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