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Al Cums out to be dad of 9.

Byline: IAN MARKHAM-SMITH

CAMP film star Alan Cumming is to play the father of nine in a new Hollywood movie.

The 39-year-old Scot is to star in period drama Wedding Photo, which he will also produce.

Set in 1920s Minnesota, Wedding Photo follows the journey to the altar of Inge, a mail-order bride who arrives in America from Norway.

Cumming plays a father of nine kids whose farm is being repossessed by a malicious banker.

The film, which was written by Ali Selim, who will also direct the film, and co-stars Ned Beatty, Lois Smith, Tim Guinee, Elizabeth Reaser, Gil Bellows and Tom Gilroy.

This is the latest in a number of new deals that Cumming has thrashed out in the last few days.

The actor has signed on to a spate of projects, including the MGM movie Living in Neon Dreams.

He is also expected to reprise his role as the superhero Nightcrawler in X-Men 3, which will start filming next year.

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 20, 2004
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