'Modern Family' Recasts ...
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The "Modern Family" cast may look a little different when Season 4 kicks off in September. Yes, the cast has settled their contract dispute and will all return, but one character is being recast: Jay and Gloria's dog, Stella.
According to TMZ, Stella, who has been played a French bulldog named Brigitte, has been let go by Hollywood agency Good Dog Animals. The part of Stella will now be played by Beatrice, another French bulldog. Request for comment from ABC was not immediately returned.
"Modern Family" made headlines in July after five cast members -- Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson rejected a new contract offer and then sued 20th Century Fox Television, delaying the start of Season 4. Ed O'Neill, who was negotiating separately, also joined the lawsuit, but the cast members have settled with 20th Century Fox and production on Season 4 will continue as planned. But, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the younger "Modern
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