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Bill Hader Cast as 'Cat in the Hat' in New Animated Film Alongside Quinta Brunson and Bowen Yang

The actor previously played the infamous feline in an 'SNL' sketch back in 2014.

On Monday, ET confirmed that the Barry alum, 45, will voice the iconic feline alongside other famous names like Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson, Saturday Night Live's Bowen Yang, Marvel star Xochitl Gomez, What We Do in the Shadows' Matt Berry and Girls5eva actress Paula Pell in a movie from Warner Bros. Pictures. According to studio reps, the film will see The Cat "spreading joy to 'happyless' kids" and taking on "his toughest assignment yet… to cheer a pair of siblings struggling with their move to a new town." NBCUniversal via Getty ImagesIt's a return to the red-and-white striped hat for Hader, who humorously played the Dr. Seuss character back in 2014 while hosting Saturday Night Live in the show's 40th season.

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