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John C. Reilly heading to "Cedar Rapids"

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - According to the entertainment website www.THR.com, John C. Reilly is joining Ed Helms in "Cedar Rapids," Fox Searchlight's ensemble road-trip comedy that Miguel Arteta is directing.

The story, by Phil Johnston, centers on a wholesome and naive small-town Wisconsin man (Helms) who, when his role model dies, must represent his company at a regional insurance conference in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big-town experience.

Reilly's character also is attending the conference and is a family man who sees the event as a vacation and time to let loose.

Reilly's most recent major feature appearance was in "Step Brothers."

Online Reporter - Brady Smith

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