Vulture. A source tells the site that Rudd shot his scenes sometime last year and will appear in at least one upcoming episode of the NBC comedy.
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Previously, speculation surrounded Kathryn Hahn (Free Agents) for the role, but she'll instead play an adviser to one of Leslie's rivals. Comedy great Carl Reiner will also guest-star as one of Pawnee's most powerful elders.
Rudd is mainly known for his big-screen credits such as Role Models and I Love You, Man. On TV, he played the recurring character Mike Hannigan on Friends and guest-starred on Veronica Mars.
Do you think Rudd would make a good opponent for Leslie?