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Harry Shearer, the voice of The Simpsons' Ned Flanders and Reverend Lovejoy (among others), has confirmed that work has begun on a feature foray for the long-running Fox series. Speaking with the Mancow radio show, Shearer teased that the movie will feature dialogue that's a touch racier but nothing to earn it an R rating.
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