Jennifer Aniston is "Funny That Way "

February 11th, 2013

Jennifer Aniston is to star in 'She's Funny That Way'.

The 44-year-old actress has signed up to appear alongside her 'Marley & Me' co-star Owen Wilson in the Peter Bogdanovich comedy.

Jennifer will play a therapist whose mother is in rehab for alcohol issues, while Owen takes on the role of a married Broadway stage director who falls for a prostitute (Brie Larson). When Brie's character shows interest in becoming an actress, he decides to help her with her career.

Other stars to have signed up for the film - which has been co-written by Bogdanovich and Louise Stratton - include Jason Schwartzman, Cybil Shepherd, Eugene Levy and Kathryn Hahn.

Filming is set to start in May in New York.

Earlier this month, it was revealed former 'Friends' star Jennifer had signed up for new romantic comedy 'Convention'.

She is on board to play the female lead in Justin Reardon's ''mind-bending'' feature film alongside 'Safety Not Guaranteed' star Mark Duplass, which will see the dynamic duo revolutionise the box storage world thanks to the invention of a five-sided box.