By Adam B. Vary
July 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT

What to Expect When You’re Expecting? How about a really hot werewolf? EW has confirmed exclusively that True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello has joined the growing ensemble cast as Davis, a ladies man whose jet-setting lifestyle as a photographer of international surfing competitions is the envy of a father support group that includes Chris Rock and Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital).

Based on the best-selling pregnancy guidebook by Heidi Murkoff, the cast also includes Cameron Diaz, Jennifer LopezElizabeth BanksBrooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Chace Crawford and Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids). Director Kirk Jones (Nanny McPhee) is set to begin shooting this month, with a release planned for May 11, 2012.

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