Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
28 August 2015
Podcast 176: Ed Skrein
Podcast refuelled!
Exclusive Trailer For Listen To Me Marlon
Brando in his own words
New Poster For The Hallow Online
Plus director Corin Hardy shows us his sketchbook
Vincent D'Onofrio to Direct The Kid
Moving behind the camera with a Western
Joe Carnahan Finally Shoots Five Against A Bullet
Long-gestating project gets green light
Sofia Vergara Joins The Brits Are Coming
Starring with Uma Thurman and Tim Roth
Sam Worthington Clashes With The Titan
Ruth Wilson to co-star
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
28 August 2015
Sofia Vergara Joins The Brits Are Coming
Starring with Uma Thurman and Tim Roth
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Gone Girl (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Million Ways To Die In The West (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Machete Kills (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Three Stooges (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Sofia Vergara Meets The Smurfs
And she's in Happy Feet 2 too!

29 March 2010  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Heat Vision

submit to reddit

Sofia Vergara's currently starring in America's latest comedy sensation, Modern Family, but she'll be taking time out over the next little while to star in two less realistic projects, with the news that she'll be part of the live-action cast of The Smurfs and part of the voice cast of Happy Feet 2.

The word from the Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog is that she's set to play "Odile, a powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company who is married to the live-action character played by Neil Patrick Harris." It was previously reported that Glee's Jayma Mays was playing Harris' pregnant wife, so either his domestic life is in turmoil, the earlier report was wrong or the two characters have been confused somewhere along the line.

Vergara's also set to take an as-yet unspecified voice role in George Miller's Happy Feet 2, which puts her alongside Brad Pitt, Robin Williams, Elijah Wood and Hank Azaria - who's also in The Smurfs. If we had to, we'd guess that her character there will be a sexy, exotic type - but of course that's wild speculation on our parts.

Both films are due out in 2011: The Smurfs in August and Happy Feet 2 in November.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

It's Film 2010 With Claudia Winkleman
She's hosting BBC's flagship film show
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

Happy Feet Brittany Murphy
Just wondering that seeing as Brittany Murphy, who passed away, played or rather voiced the character Gloria in Happy Feet 1, was she expected to be in Happy Feet 2? Due to her passing away obviously she can't be in it now though. More

Posted by ushie.p at 13:47 on 29 March 2010 | Report This Post

RE:
L: Hoylus "Odile, a powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company who is married to the live-action character played by Neil Patrick Harris." It was previously reported that Glee's Jayma Mays was playing Harris' pregnant wife, so... his domestic life is in turmoil." man with two pregnant wives sound like a reasonable plot for the Smurfs?ote]   He's clearly been doing alot of Smurfing! More

Posted by lukeyboy at 12:55 on 29 March 2010 | Report This Post

"Odile, a powerful executive at a high-end French cosmetics company who is married to the live-action character played by Neil Patrick Harris." It was previously reported that Glee's Jayma Mays was playing Harris' pregnant wife, so... his domestic life is in turmoil." Does a man with two pregnant wives sound like a reasonable plot for the Smurfs? More

Posted by Hoylus at 09:47 on 29 March 2010 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
My Movie Life: Andrew Haigh
The 45 Years director on the movies that made him

Vanity Projects: The Musical Edition
A dozen more hits and misses from the rock and pop world

Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Evil Media: Haunted TVs, Tapes And Tunes
Ten sinister reasons to go off-grid

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)