Former ‘Mad Men’ actress Christina Hendricks is reportedly in talks to join comedy Fist Fight, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day. According to The Hollywood Reporter Hendricks is in negotiations with New Line to star in the comedy, which begins production this month.

Christina HendricksChristina Hendricks will reportedly join Ice Cube in Fist Fight.

Hendricks is said to be up for the role of a drama teacher who has a crush on Ice Cube’s character. The film follows two very opposite teachers (played by Cube and ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s’ Day) who work in a run-down school system and end up challenging each other to a fist fight.

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Also lined up to star are Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell and Breaking Bad’s’ Dean Norris. Behind the camera will be Richie Keen, who has previously directed Day in ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadephia.’

The film was written by Evan Susser and Van Robichaux. Producing will be Shawn Levy with Max Greenfield and John Rickard, while Day will serve as executive producer with Dan Cohen, Marty Ewing and Billy Rosenberg. Production on the comedy is set to commence this month in Atlanta.

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Hendricks is of course best known for her role as Joan on AMC’s ‘Mad Men’ for which she was nominated for six Emmy awards before the series ended its seven season run in May. On the big screen Hendricks was last seen with Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult in Dark Places. Her next role is opposite Elle Fanning in Nic Refn’s horror flick, The Neon Demon.