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James Corden new comedy 'Wrong Mans': Dougray Scott joins cast

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Dougray Scott is the latest actor signed up for James Corden's new TV comedy project The Wrong Mans.

Scott, whose credits include Mission Impossible II, My Week with Marilyn and Desperate Housewives, joins an all-star cast.

Dougray Scott

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James Corden, 58th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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Previously confirmed for the series are Dawn French, who will play Corden's mum, Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels actor Nick Moran.

Prometheus star Benedict Wong, Dan Renton Skinner (best known for playing Angelos Epithemiou on Shooting Stars), The Thick of It actress Rebecca Front and Him & Her's Sarah Solemani will also appear in the series.

Rebecca Front arriving at the UK Comedy Awards

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Sarah Solemani

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[Left: Rebecca Front / Right: Sarah Solemani]

The Wrong Mans has been written by Corden and Mathew Baynton, who will play a duo that get caught up in a conspiracy after they discover a ringing phone at a crash scene.

The original concept was developed when Baynton and Corden worked together on Gavin & Stacey.

Exec producer Mark Freeland has claimed that the show will mix "comedy with explosions".

The Wrong Mans will air later this year on BBC Two.

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