Ron Livingston

Ron Livingston is teaming up with Tom Hanks and HBO again after their successful 2001 collaboration on Band of Brothers.

The actor has been cast in HBO's upcoming film Game Change that centers on the 2008 presidential campaign, Deadline reports. He joins Ed Harris, Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson.

Woody Harrelson joins Game Change

The Jay Roach-directed movie follows John McCain (Harris) as he selects Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (Moore) as his running mate, throughout the campaign and to their ultimate defeat to Barack Obama. Livingston will play Mark Wallace, one of the campaign's senior advisors and the man who prepped Palin for her debate. Harrelson will play campaign strategist Steve Schmidt.

Livingston recently appeared on the big screen in Dinner for Schmucks and Going the Distance.