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Ryan Reynolds Comes to 'Family Guy' as the Original Son of God

July 19, 2012 (4:58 am) GMT
The 'Green Lantern' hunk will voice a character who is described as a precursor to Jesus in a Christmas episode.
Ryan Reynolds

will make a cameo in an upcoming Christmas episode of "". The 35-year-old Canadian actor has signed up to lend his voice to a character who doesn't exist in biblical history, but is related to Jesus.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the boyfriend of will guest star as the original son of God. Executive producer Mark Hentemann describes the character, "He's God's previous attempt at an immaculate conception - his first son that didn't quite work out."

The upcoming Christmas edition won't be the first time Reynolds takes part in the animated comedy series. The Mitch Planko of "" has guest starred as himself in season 10.

"Family Guy" will return with all-new episodes starting Sunday, September 30 at 9 P.M. on FOX. Other guest stars tapped for the 11th season include , and .

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