is joining Jim Carrey
and Ewan McGregor
in the black comedy “I Love You Phillip Morris
.” Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, the scribes behind “Bad Santa,” are directing.
The story follows a married father (Carrey) who is sent to prison and falls in love with a cellmate named Phillip Morris. His love leads him to make several escape attempts.
Mann will play Carrey’s wife.
Mad Chance’s Andrew Lazar is producing with Far Shariat. Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp
. is fully financing, and Besson is executive producing. Production begins later this month.