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Russell Brand will play the Easter Bunny
One of the more filthier mouths in current comedy will be playing one of the cutest imaginary icons in lore.
Russell brand has been tapped to play the Easter Bunny in the upcoming family movie "I Hop," which will be part live action, part CGI. The Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment project has gotten a March 11, 2011 release date and will be directed by Tim Hill ("Alvin & The Chipmunks").
The premise revolves around a slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny with his car, and the struggle to save Easter thereafter.