'True Blood' Christopher Meloni cast in rom-com 'They Came Together'
Published Jun 23 2012, 21:43 BST | By Kristina Bustos Christopher Meloni
has been cast in the upcoming rom-com They Came Together
follows local business owner Molly (Amy Poehler) and corporate businessman Joel (Paul Rudd), whose company threatens to shut down Molly's shop.
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Meloni will play Joel's boss, the CEO of CorporateCo Corporation and Co, Inc, according to The Hollywood Reporter
.They Came Together
's cast also includes
Ed Helms, Jason Mantzoukas, Noureen DeWulf, Cobie Smulders, Max Greenfield and Michael Ian Black.
Meloni can be seen in the current fifth season of True Blood
as the vampire Roman.
Despite being one of the oldest vampires in existence, Meloni described his character as "a big old baby"
"You know who acts like that? A child," he explained. "And I thought that was what was kind of funny about it. Here you have this very impressive entity, yet underneath it all, he's a big old baby."
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