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Bassett, David join ‘Smith’

Thesps join up as big bosses

Angela Bassett and Keith David have been added to the cast of Regency Enterprise’s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” near the end of production shooting.

Bassett, who co-stars in “Mr. 3000,” is playing the boss of Brad Pitt’s character while David (“The Chronicles of Riddick”) is boss to Angelina Jolie’s character.

Although much of the lensing on the project was completed earlier this year, the additional scenes couldn’t be shot until Pitt completed his duties on “Ocean’s Twelve.”

“Mr. and Mrs. Smith” is due out June 10 with Fox distributing the project, in which Pitt and Jolie play a couple in a dead marriage who also happen to be assassins. Doug Liman’s directing a script by Simon Kinberg and Jez Butterworth.

(Jill Feiwell contributed to this report.)

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