Laura Dern, Tom Arnold, Jason Ritter, David Sutcliffe, and Johnny Galecki are poised to join Maggie Gyllenhaal in out director Don Roos's Happy Endings for Lions Gate Films. Shooting starts next week. The ensemble project is described as a contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles involving three intertwining stories among 10 characters. Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale, and Steve Coogan are already set. Sources indicated that Kelly Preston might also join the cast, but her deal is not yet negotiated. Roos's earlier films include The Opposite of Sex and Bounce.