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    Casting Couch: Affleck Chasing Ambulances

    Ben Affleck

    The prospect of another mouth to feed has Ben Affleck heading back to work.

    The soon-to-be two-time dad has signed on to play an ambulance-chasing attorney in Extract, the latest comedy from Beavis and Butt-Head and Office Space mastermind Mike Judge.

    Affleck, who turned 36 last week, has been on a Hollywood hiatus of sorts, focusing on his beloved BoSox, saving the world and helping better half Jennifer Garner raise their 2-year-old daughter, Violet. All signs point to a second bun in Garner's oven, though there's no word on a due date.

    His last starring roles were in the 2006 films Hollywoodland and Smokin' Aces. He also has two films in the can for next year, the romantic comedy He's Just Not That Into You and the crime thriller State of Play.

    Per Variety, Affleck would costar with Jason Bateman, who plays a flower extract factory owner on one helluva bad-luck streak.

    Also coming aboard Extract is Clifton Collins Jr. as a factory employee who loses a body part in a freak accident and is looking for a big payout. That '70s Show star Mila Kunis and SNL's Kristen Wiig have also joined the cast.

    Judge is looking to rebound from his last film, the 2006 Luke Wilson-starring misfire Idiocracy.

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