Lisa Kudrow joins 'The Girl on the Train'
"Friends" actress Lisa Kudrow has joined the cast of DreamWorks' high-profile adaptation of "The Girl on the Train".
Los Angeles: "Friends" actress Lisa Kudrow has joined the cast of DreamWorks' high-profile adaptation of "The Girl on the Train".
Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Jared Leto, Justin Theroux, Haley Bennett, Edgar Ramirez and Allison Janney are already on board Train, which adapts the best-selling thriller by Paula Hawkins, said The Hollywood Reporter.
Blunt plays Rachel, a troubled alcoholic whose husband left her for his mistress, who becomes fascinated by a seemingly perfect couple whose home she passes while riding the train.
But after she thinks she witnesses a murder, she begins to realise that she may have been involved in the crime.
The character Kudrow, 52, will play is named Monica, a former co-worker of the ex-husband, who is being played by Theroux.
Interestingly, Monica Gellar was the character name of Lisa Kudrow's "Friends" co-star Courteney Cox and Theroux is the husband of Jennifer Aniston, Friends' Rachel Green.
Hawkins' best-seller hit shelves in January 2015 and had sold more than 3 million copies in the US alone by August.
Marc Platt is producing the film, which will be executive produced by Jared LeBoff and Celia Costas. "The Help" helmer Tate Taylor is directing from a script by Erin Cressida Wilson.