Actor Matt Barr Cast in ‘Parkland’

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Deadline is reporting that Hatfield & McCoy’s actor Matt Barr has been cast in the film Parkland with Zac Efron.

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Matt Barr has joined the cast of Parkland. The Hatfields & McCoys’ actor will play surgeon Paul Mikkelson in the JFK assassination drama. The character is a close friend and workmate to Zac Efron’s Jim Carrico fellow doctor character. Barr joins Efron in an ensemble cast including Paul Giamatti, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton and Smallville’s Tom Welling in the film about the hours immediately following the fatal shooting of the President in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.