Adam DeVine cast in comedy "The Intern"

June 12th, 2014

Adam DeVine will join the cast of 'The Intern'.

The 30-year-old actor is set to play the head of the interns in Warner Bros' comedy film about a seventy-something widower (Robert De Niro) who enters an intern program and is assigned to the founder of a successful fashion website (Anne Hathaway), reports Deadline.com.

Nancy Meyers is set to direct the picture which Reese Witherspoon and Tina Fey were both previously attached to.

Hathaway made a cameo appearance in last year's 'Don Jon', but most recently starred in Kate Barker-Froyland's 'Song One'.

She lent her voice to 'Rio 2' recently and later this year she's set to star in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'.

Her forthcoming co-star De Niro - who is recognised for the young Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather Part II' -recently hit the big screen in thriller 'The Bag Man'.

Meanwhile, DeVine is next returning to 'Pitch Perfect 2' as an a cappella singing competitor in Universal's Elizabeth Banks-helmed sequel, in addition to starring in his Comedy Central series 'House Party'.