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September 10, 2009

Norton set for ‘Modern Family’ stint

U.S. actor Edward Norton has signed up to guest star in an upcoming episode of the new TV comedy series Modern Family, ABC said.

Best known for his roles in Primal Fear, Fight Club and The Incredible Hulk, Norton will play Izzy LaFontaine, a famous musician hired by Claire as a surprise anniversary gift for Phil in Family, the network said.

Elizabeth Banks of Seabiscuit and Zack and Miri Make a Porno fame will guest star in the same episode as Mitchell and Cameron's best girlfriend, Sal.

Modern Family is set to premiere Sept. 23. It stars Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy and Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett.