Let’s start with the bad news. Jessica Alba is joining the cast of Little Fockers, as “an attractive pharmaceutical rep whose looks wreak havoc on male characters in the story.” The bad news isn’t Alba’s involvement, but that Little Fockers is still being made. But Universal needs a reliable earner, and this, to my great chagrin, probably fits the bill. When your parents ask who directed this comedic treasure while you’re watching it half-drunk on affordable wine after some future Thanksgiving meal, you can tell them it’s Paul Weitz, and that you read it here. [THR]

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