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Disney announced today that comedian Dane Cook will voice the lead character Dusty, ‘a plane with high hopes,’ in their animated Cars spin-off Planes. Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) originally had the lead voice role in the developing stages, but is reportedly replaced by Cook (Good Luck Chuck). Cook is best known for his distinctive style of edgy comedy with a casual attitude, but previously also did voice work in Farce of the Penguins, Mr. 3000, and an episode of the TV series, Duck Dodgers. Head honcho John Lasseter joined the new animated film as a producer. Directed by Disneytoon Studios vet Klay »

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