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Screen Gems and writer-director Steve Antin have set Alan Cumming as the final piece of casting for “Burlesque,” the musical that begins production Nov. 9. He joins a cast that includes Cher, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Tucci, Cam Gigandet, Kristen Bell and Julianne Hough. Aguilera will play an ambitious small-town girl with a big voice who finds herself at a neo-burlesque club. Cumming will play the club’s gender-bending host and master of ceremonies.

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