Actor to play Mayor Brown in toon adaptation

Andy Daly (“Semi Pro”) rounds out the cast of “Yogi Bear,” Warner Bros.’ live-action/CG-animated pic that has begun shooting in New Zealand.

Daly joins Anna Faris, Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake and Tom Cavanaugh. He’ll play Mayor Brown, who uses the city budget for his personal fun, drives the city into bankruptcy and comes up with the idea of selling Jelly Stone Park to fix his mess.

Daly’s credits include “Life as We Know It,” “She’s Out of My League” and HBO’s “Eastbound and Down.”

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. De Line exec Andrew Haas is exec producing. Original script for “Yogi” was penned by Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia.

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