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Mike Birbiglia Cast In 'The Fault In Our Stars' As Patrick

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Awesome comedian and actor Mike Birbiglia has been added to the cast of "The Fault in Our Stars," this according to author John Green who tweeted the news on Wednesday. Birbiglia will play Patrick in the film, the leader of a cancer patient support group that's attended by the story's protagonists, Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort).

Birbiglia is best known for "Sleepwalk With Me," his one-man off-Broadway show turned book, stand-up special, "This American Life" segment and feature film. He's also appeared on "Girls" and in the films "Cedar Rapids" and "Your Sister's Sister." Another Birbiglia stand-up special, "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend," is currently available on Netflix.

"The Fault in Our Stars" is already positioned as one of next year's must-see YA films. In addition to Woodley (a breakout star in "The Spectacular Now" and leader of the upcoming "Divergent" franchise), Elgort and Birbiglia, the film also stars Nat Wolff and Laura Dern. Watch Green's set diary below, just because it's really great:

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