EXCLUSIVE: Bro comedy Flock of Dudes wants to power forward with NBA star Blake Griffin, who is being courted for a role in the indie pic now filming in LA. Film may be a natural fit for the 24-year-old Griffin, who’s earned a huge social media following by engaging off court with fans at @BlakeGriffin32, a Twitter feed I like to call “Blake Griffin Wow!” Griffin has appeared as himself in numerous commercials and shorts for Funny Or Die. And the 6’10” Clippers standout has been accused of displaying some keen acting skills on the court. Flock of Dudes would mark Griffin’s film debut playing a version of himself. He’s repped by Excel Sports Management.
Meanwhile, Big Bang Theory/The Office/True Blood alum Melissa Rauch is joining the cast after putting in a fan-pleasing emceeing turn at the Big Bang Theory‘s Comic-Con panel last week. Her film credits include You Are Here, I Love You Man and Delirious. She is repped by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, and Peikoff Mahan Law Office. Flock Of Dudes stars Chris D’elia as a thirtysomething who breaks up with his best buds in order to grow up.It also stars Skylar Astin, Hilary Duff, Bryan Greenberg, Jamie Chung, Ray Liotta, Hannah Simone, Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, and more small screen comedy thesps. The Major Motion Picture, LTD and Kilburn Media pic is directed by first timer Bob Castrone from a script by Castrone, Brian Levin, and Jason Zumwalt.