John Goodman and Lauren Graham are set to join funnyman Steve Carrell in BRUCE ALMIGHTY spin-off, Evan Almighty. The ROSEANNE actor will play a congressman who takes Carrell's news anchor character, Evan Baxter, under his wing, while GILMORE GIRLS star Graham will play Evan's wife. Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman has also agreed to reprise his role - as GOD. The new film, which is currently in production, sees God tell Evan to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.