Danny DeVito jumps into 'Rome'

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Danny DeVito will woo Kristen Bell in his own inimitable style in Disney's romantic comedy "When in Rome."

Mark Steven Johnson is directing "Rome," which centers on a love-starved New York curator (Bell) who steals magical coins from a famous Roman fountain but soon finds herself in a bizarre situation when she is pursued back to New York by a band of aggressive suitors -- the very people whose coins she took. DeVito will play one of the suitors.

DeVito joins a supporting cast that already includes Will Arnett, Josh Duhamel, Jon Heder, Anjelica Huston and Dax Shepard. The studio shoots this month in New York.

CAA-repped DeVito reprises his role as Frank Reynolds in the next season of the FX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."
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