What do you get when you combine a blind swordsman, a pet psychic, a man with an epic beard, a flirtatious ventriloquist's dummy and a vulture with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd? The answer, if first impressions are to be believed, is a hilarious ensemble comedy from director Jay Roach, the man behind 'Meet the Parents' and the 'Austin Powers' trilogy.

'Dinner for Schmucks' -- undoubtedly in the running for catchiest title of 2010 – centers around Tim (Rudd), a hapless white-collar worker desperate to climb up the corporate ladder at Fender Financial. To get into his bosses' good graces, Tim agrees to attend a dinner party hosted by Fender (Bruce Greenwood) himself, wherein execs compete for bragging rights and coveted promotions by attempting to bring the biggest "schmuck" they can find as their guest. But Tim soon discovers that he may have bitten off more than he can chew by inviting Barry (Carell), an amateur taxidermist with a penchant for stuffed mice, to the soiree ...

Just before Christmas, Moviefone got the chance to visit Paramount Studios in Hollywood and explore the side-splitting (and sometimes surreal) set of 'Schmucks,' in addition to snagging some face time with the cast and crew -- as well as the aforementioned vulture.