Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has been waiting for more than a decade to direct his first feature film, but this may help: Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis will join the cast of You Are Here, based off a script Weiner wrote in the early part of the millennium. "It’s a dramedy that centers on a weatherman who is dependent on a best friend for his good times," the Hollywood Reporter writes. "When the friend inherits a business and some land from his father, the weatherman is forced to get his own life in order." Maybe the reason this couldn’t get off the ground is because of how conceptually similar it sounds to Nic Cage’s The Weather Man?
Weiner’s been cock of the block for a while, but especially so after signing a $30 million deal for Mad Men’s final three seasons and watching the season five premiere debut to record ratings. So what’s a little cash towards a vanity project? THR notes that actors like Matt Dillon and Renee Zellweger have been attached in the past, but with little progress. Wilson and Galifianakis are pretty marketable (Amy Poehler is rumored to be joining the cast to), so hopefully this still stick. If not, well: More time to brainstorm how Pete and Peggy can get back together.