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Seth Green is in final negotiations to join the cast of New Line’s “Knockaround Guys” for producer Lawrence Bender.

The gangster pic comes from scribes David Levien and Brian Koppelman, who are also co-directing, and stars John Malkovich and Barry Pepper in the dark ensemble comedy about four urban youngsters trying to recover “dirty” money they’ve lost.

Green recently reprised his role as Dr. Evil’s obnoxious son in Mike Meyers’ “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.” Green’s other recent credits include Columbia’s high-school comedy “Can’t Hardly Wait” and Touchstone’s “Enemy of the State.” Green also stars on two TV series, the WB’s “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer,” and Fox’s animated “Family Guy.”

The actor was repped on the deal by Tim Angle and Michael Greenwald of Don Buchwald & Associates and Trice Koopman of Koopman Management.

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Desmond Harrington will join Albert Brooks and Leelee Sobieski in “My First Mister,” the feature directorial debut of Christine Lahti. Pic is about the unorthodox friendship that develops between a young girl and an older man.

Harrington is also in final negotiations to star in Stacy Cochran’s (“Boys”) new indie project, “Drop Back Ten,” with James LeGros and Amber Valetta. Harrington’s upcoming projects include Luc Besson’s “Joan of Arc” starring Mila Jovovich and New Line’s “Boiler Room” with Ben Affleck and Giovanni Ribisi.

Harrington is repped by ICM and Stephanie Simon at Untitled Entertainment.

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Johnathon Schaech (“That Thing You Do”,” “Welcome to Woop Woop”) has joined the cast of Fox’s hourlong drama “Time of Your Life,” from the creators of “Party of Five.” The show stars Jennifer Love Hewitt as a young woman starting a new life in New York. Schaech will play a former musician, now working in a used record store, who falls for Hewitt’s character, Sarah.

Chris Keyser, Amy Lippman, Ken Topolsky and Mark Perry are exec producers for Keyser/Lippman Productions in association with Columbia TriStar Television.

Schaech is repped by UTA and Imparato, Knight, Fay.

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Kimberley Davies joins Thomas Gibson, Matt Keeslar and Lauren Ambrose in “Psycho Beach Party” for Strand Releasing.

Davis recently finished shooting “The Next Best Thing” with Madonna and Rupert Everett for Lakeshore/Paramount and the indie “The Shrink is In,” opposite Courteney Cox and David Arquette.

She is repped by Barry McPherson at APA Talent and Literary and Stacey Testro of Stacey Testro Intl.

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Charlie Finn has joined the cast of Morgan Creek’s “In Crowd” for director Mary Lambert. Finn has appeared in Universal’s “BASEketball.” He is repped by Megan Sullivan of the Gersh Agency and managers Howard Klein and Lainie Sorkin of 3 Arts Entertainment.

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James Remar has joined the cast of DreamWorks’ “What Lies Beneath” starring Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Robert Zemekis is directing the pic and Imagemovers’ Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey are producing.

Remar has appeared in Gus Van Sant’s “Psycho” and and “Drugstore Cowboy” as well as “Boys on the Side.” He is repped by Steven Siebert of Lighthouse Entertainment.

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