UPDATE: You can see pictures of Clinton on the set here.
If you thought Mel Gibson's hiring -- then firing -- would be The Hangover 2's biggest casting news, you would be wrong.
Turns out there's another guy who could possibly generate more buzz than the beleaguered actor: former President Bill Clinton.
According to People, Clinton filmed a brief cameo in the comedy sequel over the weekend. An aide to the former POTUS -- who was already in Bangkok, Thailand talking about clean energy -- says he appeared as himself.
No other details about Clinton's guest stint were revealed.
The Hangover 2 is scheduled for release on May 26, 2011.
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Hangover 2 director Todd Phillips spilled a few juicy details from the set of the movie -- and the one we’re most excited about is Mike Tyson.
The iconic boxer will appear in the sequel for another cameo, though whether he’ll punch Zack Galifianakis again remains a mystery.
In a recent interview, Phillips said was undisturbed by Tyson's comments that he used his Hangover money to buy drugs. "I love that quote!" he cried.
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Liam Neeson has been selected to take over the tattoo artist role in Hangover 2, a cameo originally given to Mel Gibson. When some members of the cast and crew protested to Gibon’s participation in the film, a rep for both actors quickly swapped the one for the other.
The rep joked that Neeson would join the film “pending clearance of cast and crew background check.” Apparently, the Irish actor passed the test because TMZ is reporting that Neeson arrived in L.A. Saturday to begin working on the film.
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It appears Hollywood is not yet ready to forgive and forget when it comes to Mel Gibson.
Earlier this week, we wondered whether audiences would welcome a cameo from Mel in The Hangover Part II. Unfortunately, we'll never know the answer.
Although someone had tapped the Oscar winner to play a tattoo artist in the comedy, the casting decision was not embraced by all those involved. On Thursday, Warner Bros. issued a press releasing announcing Gibson's dismissal from the project.
Read More | Hollywood Reporter
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