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Fun fact: Alan Arkin is set to star in a movie called “Arigo.” This is not to be confused with “Argo,” a ’70s spy thriller that also features the Oscar-winning actor. Oddly enough, Arkin just happens to be involved with two different films that have almost identical names. Granted, one — “Argo” — is about the true story of a CIA operative who looks to smuggle six stranded Americans out… Continue reading Alan Arkin, 'Argo' Star, On Hollywood, 'The Muppets' And The Hardest Movie He's Done

Affleck Casts Alan Arkin for Argo

Ben Affleck has started the casting process for his Tehran hostage thriller Argo and the first name out of the hat is Oscar-winning actor Alan Arkin ( Little Miss Sunshine ) who will play Hollywood producer Lester Siegel, an O.S.S. veteran described as equal parts bookie and rabbi, according to Variety .

The film is about how the CIA teamed with the Canadian government to rescue six U.S. dipomats who’d been… Continue reading Affleck Casts Alan Arkin for Argo