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Jonah Hill Wishes to Play in 'Zoolander 2'

March 23, 2010 (9:47 am) GMT
The 26-year-old funnyman hopes he will join cast for 'Zoolander 2', admitting that he and Ben Stiler have met and talked a lot about it.
Jonah Hill

Funnyman is hoping he will be cast in the next "Zoolander" movie after holding lengthy discussions with about a possible villainous role. Stiller, who starred in and directed the hit 2001 movie, recently announced plans to bring the film back to the big screen.

And the "" comic is reportedly in the running to play a bad guy opposite Stiller and in "", which is slated for release in 2012. He tells MTV News, "There is no 'officially onboard.' There is no ship. They're writing it right now. We've been talking a lot about it, and it seems really exciting and fun."

"If Ben and (writer) Justin (Theroux) want me to do it, we've been talking about it. I saw Ben a couple of days ago, and we've been talking a lot about it, and it's really exciting. I love 'Zoolander', and I think it's going to be really fun. Hopefully, they can get it together and we'll get going."

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