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Esther Zuckerman
March 04, 2015 AT 02:50 PM EST

Steve Martin is returning to the screen in Ang Lee’s next film, a source has confirmed to EW. 

Deadline first reported that Martin has a part in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, an adaptation of the novel by Ben Fountain. Fountain’s novel about Iraq War soldiers, won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and takes place during a football game on Thanksgiving. Joe Alwyn is lined up for the role of Billy Lynn. 

Martin does voice work in the upcoming animated film Home

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