Sofia VergaraSofia Vergara is the latest star attached to 'The Smurfs' movie, due in theaters next summer. In it, Vergara will play wife to Neil Patrick Harris, a "powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company." Meanwhile, the 'Modern Family' co-star has also been cast in another animated film: Nov. 2011's 'Happy Feet 2 in 3D' opposite Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Brad Pitt. [Heat Vision]

More casting news after the jump. Sofia VergaraSofia Vergara is the latest star attached to 'The Smurfs' movie, due in theaters next summer. In it, Vergara will play wife to Neil Patrick Harris, a "powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company." Meanwhile, the 'Modern Family' co-star has also been cast in another animated film: Nov. 2011's 'Happy Feet 2 in 3D' opposite Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Brad Pitt. [Heat Vision]

Tom HanksOscar-winning actor Tom Hanks took to Twitter to announce the latest casting additions to 'Larry Crowne,' about a man who decides to reinvent himself. Among those joining the film -- which already stars Hanks and Julia Roberts -- are Bryan Cranston and recent Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson ('Curious Case of Benjamin Button'). In addition to starring in the film, Hanks will reportedly direct the project from a script he co-wrote with Nia Vardalos ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'). [Twitter]

Mark Pellegrino'Lost's' Mark Pellegrino is headed to the big screen in the indie drama 'Joint Body.' He'll play a parolle who forms a bond with a lonely stripper in the film, which will begin shooting next month. TV's Alicia Witt and Jim Parrack co-star. [Variety]
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