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Owen Wilson Set for Action-Drama The Coup

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15:  Actor Owen Wilson arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Owen Wilson has signed on to star in The Coup, an action-heavy family drama set in Southeast Asia. Wilson will play the father of an American family living in a foreign country, where they find themselves "embroiled" in a coup, Deadline reports. Wilson's got a busy schedule these days: He's developing an HBO show with Ira Glass, working on a quirky cryogenics movie, and he's starring in Matt Weiner's feature debut. Just as long as there's room for Zoolander 2 in there somewhere ...

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