Craig T Nelson is set to join the new comedy, Get Hard, which will also star Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart.
The Hollywood Reporter says the film will be directed by Tropic Thunder writer Etan Cohen.
The tells the tale of an innocent man who is convicted of a crime and must prepare for his prison sentence. Nelson will play Ferrell’s character’s boss in the film which is being written by Ian Roberts and Jay Martel.
Nelson can currently be seen in the drama from NBC, Parenthood.