Excess Hollywood: Eddie Izzard nabs recurring role in 'Tara'
- Eddie Izzard has been tapped for a major recurring role in the third season of The United States of Tara. The comedian — who dresses like this, this, and this — will play Tara Gregson’s (Toni Collette) psychology professor who is skeptical of Dissociative Identity Disorder. [Deadline]
- Rami Malek (The Pacific) will play Egyptian vampire Benjamin in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Benjamin can control the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Team Jacob’s Tears. [The Wrap]
- Machete star Danny Trejo will team up with co-star Michelle Rodriguez in Skinny Dip, an indie revenge flick about a woman who kills a police officer. [L.A. Times]
- David Koechner, Nicholas D’Agosto, P.J. Byrne, and Ellen Wroe have joined the cast of the sure-to-be-not-so Final Destination 5. [THR]