Sarah Jessica Parker, Zac Efron, Halle Berry Up For “New Year’s Eve” Movie

Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry, and Zac Efron are set to join the cast of Garry Marshall’s ensemble romantic-comedy New Year’s Eve, the follow-up to 2010’s Valentine’s Day, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Like its predecessor, New Year’s Eve tells intertwining stories of a group of New Yorkers and their romantic drama over the course of the big holiday. The feature, which goes into production in February, already boasts a cast that includes Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Biel, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, and Sofia Vergara.

Berry, who has received a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination on Tuesday for her turn as mentally-disturbed woman in Frankie & Alice, has been tapped for the role of a caterer who spends the day stuck with her ex. Parker is tipped to play Abigail’s overbearing mom, while Zac is expected to play a courier who tries to fulfil Michelle’s New Year’s Eve resolutions in exchange for tickets to a big party.

New Year’s Eve is eyeing a fourth-quarter 2011 release.

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