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Morgan Freeman in TED 2 and NOW YOU SEE ME 2

freeman-e1337248441536Variety reports that Morgan Freeman is joining the cast of TED 2, joining Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried alongside the titular foul-mouthed talking teddy bear, for director Seth MacFarlane, who of course will reprise his role as Ted.Ted-850x560Freeman will be playing “an iconic civil rights lawyer” who gets hired to help Ted get out of some “legal issues.” The bear better bring his best jokes to avoid being upstaged by the crafty Freeman.

NOW YOU SEE MEFreeman will also be reprising his role in another sequel, NOW YOU SEE ME 2, to be filmed in London for director Jon M. Chu. Jon-M.-Chu-circling-Now-You-See-Me-2The sequel will also see the return of stars Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, and Michael Caine.freeman460

Bennett Miller’s FOXCATCHER starring Tatum/Ruffalo/Carell moves into oscar race

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Bennett Miller’s eagerly anticipated Foxcatcher will have a release date of December 20 and will be distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.

The film tells the gripping, true story of Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark Schultz (Tatum) and Dave Schultz (Ruffalo) and their relationship with the eccentric John du Pont (Carell), heir to the du Pont Chemical fortune, an association that led to murder. The picture also stars Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave and Anthony Michael Hall.

Awards Daily has more information.