Sofia VergaraSofia Vergara is the latest star attached to 'The Smurfs' movie, due in theaters next summer. In it, Vergara will play wife to Neil Patrick Harris, a "powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company." Meanwhile, the 'Modern Family' co-star has also been cast in another animated film: Nov. 2011's 'Happy Feet 2 in 3D' opposite Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Brad Pitt. [Heat Vision]

More casting news after the jump. strong>Sofia VergaraSofia Vergara is the latest star attached to 'The Smurfs' movie, due in theaters next summer. In it, Vergara will play wife to Neil Patrick Harris, a "powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company." Meanwhile, the 'Modern Family' co-star has also been cast in another animated film: Nov. 2011's 'Happy Feet 2 in 3D' opposite Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Brad Pitt. [Heat Vision]

Tom HanksOscar-winning actor Tom Hanks took to Twitter to announce the latest casting additions to 'Larry Crowne,' about a man who decides to reinvent himself. Among those joining the film -- which already stars Hanks and Julia Roberts -- are Bryan Cranston and recent Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson ('Curious Case of Benjamin Button'). In addition to starring in the film, Hanks will reportedly direct the project from a script he co-wrote with Nia Vardalos ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'). [Twitter]

Mark Pellegrino'Lost's' Mark Pellegrino is headed to the big screen in the indie drama 'Joint Body.' He'll play a parolle who forms a bond with a lonely stripper in the film, which will begin shooting next month. TV's Alicia Witt and Jim Parrack co-star. [Variety]
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