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According to The Hollywood Reporter, RENT and Private Practice star Taye Diggs and R&B music artist Trey Songz have joined the Fox Searchlight film Baggage Claim, based on the novel by David E. Talbert. Filming is underway this month in Los Angeles.
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The romantic comedy is about flight attendant 'Montana Moore' who refuses to appear at her younger sister's engagement party without a fiancé of her own and decides to start the search for a mate in the air.
Paula Patton stars as the flight attendant, along with Derek Luke, Adam Brody and Djimon Hounsou. Diggs will play a political man aiming for Congress, and Songz is set to play a big-time record producer.
Diggs began his stint as Dr. Sam Bennett on the Grey's Anatomy spin-off Private Practice in 2007. He will next be seen in The Trials of Kate McCall.
Aside from playing Benjamin Coffin III in the original off-Broadway and Broadway productions of RENT, Diggs has appeared on the Great White Way in Wicked, Chicago and Carousel. His other off-Broadway credits include A Soldier's Play, The Wild Party and more.
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