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Dane Cook Joins The Producers Onstage

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16:  Actor Dane Cook attends Google and T-Mobile's celebration of the launch of Google Music at Mr. Brainwash Studio on November 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Dane Cook will make his non-comic onstage debut in a starry weekend run of The Producers at the end of July in Los Angeles, Deadline reports. Cook is set to play the role of Franz Liebkind alongside Richard Kind as Max Bialystock, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Leo Bloom, and Rebecca Romijn as Ulla. Since Cook hates controversy, it makes sense that he's easing his way into theater as the ex-Nazi Springtime for Hitler scribe.

Photo: David Livingston/2011 Getty Images