Biel joins De Niro, Kutcher in `New Year`s Eve`

Los Angeles: Actress Jessica Biel is the latest celebrity to join the A-list star cast of Garry Marshall`s ensemble romantic comedy `New Year`s Eve`.

Robert De Niro and Ashton Kutcher are in the movie while Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank, Lea Michele and Abigail Breslin are in talks for the picture.

Biel and Kutcher were in Marshall`s `Valentine`s Day`. The new film is set in New York and follows intertwining stories of characters trying to navigate their way through romance on New Year`s Eve, Variety reported online.

Marshall is expected to return to direct, as are producers Mike Karz and Wayne Rice, and screenwriter Katherine Fugate. The film is slated to release on December 9, next year.

Biel was recently seen in `The A-Team` and `Easy Virtue`.