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March 13, 2007 (4:15 am) GMT
Jack Black is joining his fellow Frat Pack member Ben Stiller in "Tropic Thunder", playing an overweight gross-out comedian.

Now there is no doubt that "" will be a Frat Pack movie with the coming of as the funnyman has delightfully boarded the DreamWorks' comedic project to play a role opposite .

Billed as one of the five actors stuck in a real war-like situation when filming a big-budget war flick, Black will portray an overweight gross-out comedian named Jeff "Fats" Portnoy who is forced to kick his drug addiction during the shooting. Other two will be played by and with Stiller playing a character named Speedman.

Principal photography is scheduled to begin in July under the direction of Stiller who is set to helm from the script he himself wrote alongside and Etan Cohen. Furthermore, the "" star is also seating as producer together with Eric McLeod and Stuart Cornfeld, the latter having produced several of his movies like "" and "."

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