Will Ferrell joins Flamingo Thief

February 13th, 2012

Will Ferrell has joined the cast of 'Flamingo Thief'.

The 'Anchorman' star is set to play Tim Forrester - a lawyer who becomes obsessed with stealing flamingo figurines after his wife leaves him - in the movie, which will be adapted from Susan Trott's novel of the same name, Variety reports.

Producers Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld are searching for a director for the Red Hour Films project, which will see You, Me and Dupree's Michael LeSieur penning the script.

Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone are set to executive produce the movie alongside Erica Steinberg.

Will is currently shooting his latest film 'Dog Fight' - which will see him star alongside The Hangover's Zach Galifianakis - in New Orleans, but he reportedly had to get a new trailer on the set of the movie after he was left convinced that one was haunted.

A source explained: ''During a break in filming, Will had gone to his dressing trailer to rest, but when he got there, he heard an eerie rattling noise - then strange voices coming from the bathroom.

''After a while Will went back into the trailer - but once again, he heard weird noises coming from the bathroom. This time he threw open the door and was shocked when he saw nothing.''