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Casting: Schaal, Hassell, Wilson, Livingston

By Garth Franklin Friday June 22nd 2012 10:29PM

Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers
Kristen Schaal ("30 Rock," "The Daily Show") will voice an orangutan in the upcoming sequel "Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers" at Sony Pictures Animation. Anna Faris, Bill Hader and Andy Samberg are expected to reprise their characters.

The story has Flint Lockwood and his friends returning to Swallow Falls when it is discovered that sentient food beasts have overrun the island. [Source: Heat Vision]

Jobs
Eddie Hassell ("The Kids Are All Right") will play an Apple employee in the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs."

Hassell will play Chris Espinoza, employee No. 8 at Apple and who joined at the age of 14 in 1976 when the company was still housed in Jobs' parents' garage. [Source: THR]

Girls
Patrick Wilson has scored a key guest-starring role in the second season of HBO's comedy "Girls".

Wilson will play Joshua, a fortysomething doctor who lives next door to where Hannah works and becomes a potential love interest to Lena Dunham’s insecure 24-year-old. [Source: TV Line]

The Pretty One
Ron Livingston has joined the cast of Jenee LaMarque's "The Pretty One" which began shooting in Los Angeles earlier this month. Zoe Kazan and Jake Johnson also star.

The story follows a shy young woman who is mistaken for her dead identical twin and takes the opportunity to live as her “perfect” sister – and then the truth starts to come out. Robin Schorr and Steven Berger are producing. [Source: Deadline]

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