Tuesday, June 24, 2008
The sexy star will be playing the female lead opposite funnyman Mike Myers, who has also scripted the film along with Graham Gordy. Also appearing with the two will be Romany Malco, and Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in Myres’ three "Austin Powers" films, reports Variety.
In the movie, Myers plays Pitka, an American who was left at the gates of an ashram in India as a child and raised by gurus. After returning to America, he tries to settle a rift between a hockey player, to be played by Malco, and his wife, who in turn is enamored with the star player of a rival team.
Alba plays the hockey team owner and Troyer the team coach. Pitka's job is to check that romance between Malco and his wife, so that the star player can lead his team to the championship.The pic, scheduled for a June 20, 2008 release, will be helmed by Marco Schnabel.
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