On paper, Dog Fight -- currently filming in Louisiana -- has the most impressive comedic cast for a film coming out in 2012. Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, John Lithgow and Brian Cox are on the campaign trail for the political comedy. Now it’s up to director Jay Roach to mine all of that comedic potential into legitimate laughs.
He’s about to get a little more help. Moviehole reports that Dan Aykroyd has joined the ensemble in a role that’s yet to be determined. As the site points out, that’s three comedians with Saturday Night Live roots contributing to Roach’s production (Ferrell and Sudeikis being the other two), though whether that’s a blessing or a curse is up to you to decide. (...) Link