More ‘Smurf’ casting news. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara will be appearing in the upcoming live action remake of the classic 1980’s cartoon.
Vergara will be playing Odile, a powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company who is married to the live-action character played by Neil Patrick Harris.
In addition to Vergara and NPH, the casting of Smurfs will include Katy Perry, Alan Cumming, George Lopez, Jonathan Winters.
Smurfs will begin shooting in New York this week with an anticipated release in summer 2011.