Mad Men has Jon Hamm for three more years. The actor just signed a new deal with Lionsgate and AMC, and this three-year contract makes him one of the highest paid actors in a cable series.

As previously reported, Jon Hamm will also be directing the Season 5 premiere of the popular award-winning drama series when it returns March 16th of 2012. This will mark the actor's directorial debut.

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Jon Hamm can next be seen starring in the romantic comedy Friends with Kids opposite Megan Fox, and he will be teaming up with Bridesmaids's Melissa McCarthy for that film's director, Paul Feig's next project.

Mad Men returns to AMC in the spring of 2012.

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