Actor to play Ranger Smith in Warner Bros. pic
Cavanagh joins Anna Faris, Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake.
Cavanagh is 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 series.
Cavanagh, best known for his small screen stints on the NBC series “Ed,” wrapped production opposite Eric McCormack on the TNT series “Trust Me.”
DeLine exec Andrew Haas is exec producing. Original script for “Yogi” was penned by Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia.