Summer Movie Guide 2011

Neil Patrick Harris Wins Highly-Coveted Role in ‘Smurfs’

Thursday, March 4 by

The long-gestating Smurfs film project is gaining traction now that the animation tests are finished. Popular song and dance man, Neil Patrick Harris has been cast in an unspecified live-action role in the upcoming film. Thus he joins the illustrious ranks of Jason Lee, Breckin Meyer, Matthew Lillard, and Jerry O’Connell before him.

The openly gay star is beloved for his talented turns in How I Met Your Mother, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Doogie Howser M.D., the Harold and Kumar films and as host of the Emmys. Though it is unclear whether he will play a human who encounters the Smurfs or the fugly wizard Gargamel, I’m sure he will ably class up this project.

Going forward all Richard Gere/Gerbil jokes should be replaced with NPH/Smurf jokes. Homophobes everywhere, please update your dogmatic joke books accordingly. (Deadline Hollywood)

 

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