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Dec. 17 2008, Updated 12:32 p.m. ET

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(Photo: Splash News Online) Action star Harrison Ford is breaking character by playing an old fashioned TV anchor in Morning Glory, which centers around a morning talk show.

Ford's character quits his job when the evening newscast becomes too gossipy, and ends up being paired with a rival in a new talk show.

Rachel McAdams is in talks to costar. She is currently shooting Sherlock Holmes for Guy Ritchie.

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Roger Michell, who made the successful and delightful Notting Hill, will direct Morning Glory. The script is by Aline Brosh McKenna, who wrote The Devil Wears Prada.

The 66-year-old Ford hasn't done a comedy since Sabrina in 1995. Unless you count the last Indiana Jones film.

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