For The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Patton Oswalt will be joining Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig for the remake.
According to Variety‘s Showblitz the star most recently seen in Young Adult will come to the remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye film. He will play Todd, “a friendly eHarmony counselor who helps Walter (Stiller) create an online dating profile.”
Stiller will also be playing the title character, a daydreamer who develops photos at LIFE Magazine. As he develops photos for his job he also creates stories for himself where he is the hero.
Wiig is set to play his love interest, a co-worker at the magazine. Shirley MacLaine is also in the cast as Stiller’s mother.