Tom Cavanagh has signed on to play Ranger Smith in
“Yogi Bear,” Warner Bros.’ live- action/CG animated pic that has begun
shooting in New Zealand.
Cavanagh will join Anna Faris, Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake in the film as the male lead and romantic interest of a documentary
filmmaker (Faris) who comes to Jellystone Park to shoot a film.
Aykroyd’s voicing the title character and Timberlake his sidekick
Boo-Boo in the feature version based on the Hanna-Barbera cartoon
Donald De Line and Karen Rosenfelt are producing and
Eric Brevig (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”) is directing from a
script by Brad Copeland.