Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Amy Poehler is in final negotiations to join the Black Bear Pictures comedy A.C.O.D. She will star in the film alongside her Parks and Recreation co-star Adam Scott. Directed by Stu Zicherman, the comedy focuses on a young man (Scott) who discovers that he was enlisted in a study about divorced children many years ago. When he’s ushered into a present-day follow-up study, it creates new havoc for his family. Script was written by Zicherman and Ben Karlin. Poehler will play Richard Jenkins’ new wife, who is enemies with his first wife (played by Catherine O’Hara).

Poehler just wrapped the fourth season of Parks and Recreation. A.C.O.D. also stars Jessica Alba, Jane Lynch and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Shooting begins next week in Atlanta. Poehler is represented by WME and 3 Arts.