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Sofia Vergara Up to Star in 'The Three Stooges'

April 7, 2011 (8:34 am) GMT
The 'Modern Family' actress is reportedly in talks to play a female main character in the comedy film, which will be directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly.
Sofia Vergara

After landing roles in "" and "", apparently wants to make another appearance in big screen. The 38-year-old actress is allegedly aiming to join "".

Variety reports that she is in discussions with 20th Century Fox to play one of the female lead characters in the forthcoming movie. If she is indeed cast in the movie, Vergara will join , who will play Curly, and , who will star as Larry. Meanwhile, the role of Moe is still yet to be cast.

Vergara, who started her career through modeling, is currently starring on ABC's TV series "" as Gloria Delgado-Prichett. Through the role, she has been nominated for several awards, including Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Series, Miniseries or Television Film and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

"The Three Stooges" is a feature-length movie which is divided into "three 27 minutes segments, driven by physical comedy". It is very much in the spirit of the original shorts, in which the blue collar bumblers got the best of the wealthy society matrons that tried to exploit them.

Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly will helm the upcoming project, while Peter Farrelly and Mike Cerrone team up to serve as the screenwriters. In the meantime, Bradley Thomas and Charles B. Wessler produce the film, which is scheduled to come out in 2012.

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