By Jeff Labrecque
Updated June 29, 2011 at 05:19 PM EDT
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Entertainment Weekly has confirmed a Variety report that Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston is in talks to join Argo, Ben Affleck’s movie about a team of CIA agents who rescued American hostages in Iran by posing as filmmakers. The three-time Emmy-winning actor, who could play a Boston-bred CIA agent who helps plan the 1980 operation, is already slated for roles in Rock of Ages and the Total Recall remake.

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