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Director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel, Amores Perros) has assembled quite the cast for his upcoming comedy Birdman.  The film centers on an actor who once played an iconic superhero, and now faces troubles with his ego and family as he prepares to mount a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim past glory.  Though Iñárritu’s previous work veers on the heavy drama side of things, he’s nabbed some top-notch comedic talent to bring this lighter film to fruition as Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, and Zach Galifianakis have been enlisted to topline the pic.  Hit the jump for more. Per Heat Vision, Keaton is set to play the lead role of the washed up comic book movie actor in Birdman, which is an absolutely brilliant piece of casting.  Keaton is a crazy-gifted comedic actor and I can't wait to see what he does under the direction of »

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