Comic-Con 2011: 'Napoleon Dynamite' snags Amy Poehler for cameo

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"Napoleon Dynamite's" adaptation from cult movie classic to animated TV series has pretty much everything going for it -- a "Simpsons" writer at the helm, a stellar regular cast and a built-in fan base. And, at a Thursday (July 21) Comic-Con press conference, writer Mike Scully dished about four guest stars scheduled to appear in the show's first six-episode season."We've got Amy Poehler, Sam Rockwell, Jemaine Clement and Jennifer Coolidge," said Scully at a Comic-Con press conference promoting the upcoming FOX show.The show already managed to sign all the principal actors from the movie -- from lead Jon Heder (Napoleon) to Jon Gries (Uncle Rico and "Lost's" Roger Linus) to Tina Majorino (Deb) and Efren Ramirez (Pedro). Even Sandy Martin (Grandma) -- like Majorino, a a "Big Love" alum -- and the multi-talented Diedrich Bader (Rex).Scully said the show hit the ground running with several writers he managed to snag from "The Simpsons" and the...


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