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'The Three Stooges' Finds Larry in Sean Hayes

April 5, 2011 (7:52 am) GMT
The 'Will and Grace' actor joins Will Sasso who has been announced earlier as the Curly depicter.
Sean Hayes

One by one, the key roles of "" will be filled. After is booked to portray Curly, is cast as another Stooges. Deadline reports the "" star has been tapped to play Larry in the upcoming film.

According to the site, Sean "has physical comedy chops and showed during readings that he had the ability to play a lovable simpleton, something that amateur boxer-turned-punching bag Larry Fine did so well." The 40-year-old actor is best known for his portrayal of Jack McFarland on "Will & Grace".

With Will and Sean signing up for the project, 20th Century Fox is moving on to find an actor to portray Moe. once was expected to take the role when the movie was still set up at MGM, and was mentioned for the part earlier this year.

Bobby and Peter Farrelly are writing the script of "The Three Stooges", and on board to direct it. They reportedly are planning to kick off principal photography in mid-April.

The movie is not a biopic. "Our goal is 85 minutes of laughs in a film that will be very respectful of who the Stooges were," Peter said previously. "There will be non-stop slapping, more in the tone of Dumb and Dumber than anything else we've done."

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