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Kristen Bell to Be Ballerina's Fierce Mother in 'Dance of the Mirlitons'

August 17, 2010 (8:17 am) GMT
The upcoming comedy revolves around the daughter of Bell's character, who is an ambitious, slightly overweight ballerina.

is bringing another dance film to the big screen ahead of her debut in "" - the actress is set to star in upcoming independent comedy "Dance of the Mirlitons". The "" actress has signed on to the Evan Greenberg film, about an ambitious, slightly overweight ballerina with an overbearing mother, played by Bell.

The part of Bell's daughter has yet to be cast. Producer Dubiecki tells the Hollywood Reporter, "Kristen's combination of comedic timing and authenticity will bring this character to the next level, and give this crossover appeal."

Bell will show off her dance skills in November, as the rival to 's dancer character in movie musical "Burlesque".

Shooting on Mirlitons is scheduled to begin this winter.

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