Michael Sheen is joining the cast of Admission, Focus Features’ comedy starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.
Paul Weitz (About a Boy) is directing the project from Karen Croner's script about an unmarried college admissions counselor (Fey) who strikes up a romance with a man (Rudd) she knew when she was in school.
Sheen will play Fey’s stuff British boyfriend.
A May start in New York is being eyed.
The actor last appeared in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris as well as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1. This year he’ll be seen in Part 2 as well as Terrence Malick’s latest project, whose all-star cast ranges from Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams to Javier Bardem and Rachel Weisz.
Sheen is repped by ICM, Tammy Rosen at Sanders Armstrong Caserta Management and the UK’s Roxane Vacca Management.