Will "Used Guys" Finally Materialize Now that Danny McBride Joins Cast? 


It's been a long and winding road for sci-fi comedy "Used Guys." First, in 2006, Jim Carrey and Ben Stiller were attached to star for "Meet the Parents" director Jay Roach. Then Carrey and Roach left production. Why? Because of the project's rising cost of over $100 million.

The logline is kind of interesting though -- a future run by women and the men? They're all male slaves traded like cars!

Then last year, the project was given new life with the involvement of "Little Miss Sunshine" directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton. The duo replaced Roach to helm the project, and Reese Witherspoon was attached to play the female lead.

Now, the Playlist is reporting that Faris and Dayton are still attached to direct but the big news? Danny McBride (“Eastbound and Down,” "Pineapple Express," "Tropic Thunder") is stepping into the role that once belonged to Carrey.

It's not certain whether Stiller and Witherspoon are still parts of the project's current incarnation.

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