Rashida Jones ("Parks and Recreation") and Matt Bomer ("White Collar") will join Seth Rogen and Melissa McCarthy in DreamWorks Animation's "B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations), TheWrap has learned.
Rogen stars as a new ghost named Jackson Moss who works as an agent at B.O.O., a top-secret government agency that protects humans from evil hauntings. When he and his partner Watts (McCarthy) uncover a plot to destroy B.O.O., they must use their skills to defeat the agency's Most Wanted Haunter and his powerful ghost army, and save the world.
Jones will play Rogen's ex-wife, while Bomer will play her new husband, who's the perfect step-dad to Rogen's son.
Anthony Leonidis ("Igor") is directing from a script by Tom Wheeler ("Puss in Boots") that is based on one of Leonidis' original ideas. Maryann Garger ("Flushed Away") is producing the film, while Gil Netter ("Life of Pi") will executive produced.
DreamWorks Animation is scheduled to release "B.O.O." on June 5, 2015.
Bomer, who can currently be seen on USA's "White Collar," recently starred in Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike." His upcoming projects include Akiva Goldsman's directorial debut "Winter's Tale" and Ryan Murphy's HBO movie "The Normal Heart." He's repped by CAA, Anonymous Content and attorney Steve Warren.
Jones, who just announced that she's leaving NBC's "Parks and Recreation," recently co-wrote, executive produced and starred in the indie dramedy "Celeste & Jesse Forever." She recently wrapped the salsa dancing comedy "Cuban Fury" with Chris O'Dowd and will soon be seen alongside Aaron Paul in the indie "Decoding Annie Parker." She's repped by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and attorney James S. Adams.