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Casting: Cooper, Ifans, Wolff, Whigham

By Garth Franklin Thursday October 25th 2012 11:25AM

Untitled Cameron Crowe Project
Cameron Crowe has reportedly set his sights on Bradley Cooper to star with Emma Stone in his next feature, formerly titled "Deep Tiki", at Sony Pictures.

Crowe wrote and will direct the project which shoots next Spring. Scott Rudin is producing. [Source: Deadline]

Madame Bovary
Rhys Ifans ("The Amazing Spider-Man") has joined Sophie Barthes' new adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's classic "Madame Bovary" for Occupant Entertainment. Ifans plays Monsieur Lheureuse, a manipulative merchant.

Mia Wasikowska stars as a married woman who tries to climb the social ladder by engaging in extramarital affairs. Ezra Miller and Paul Giamatti also star. Shooting kicks off next Spring in Europe. [Source: Variety]

Palo Alto
Nat Wolff ("The Naked Brothers Band") has scored a leading role in the dark indie "Palo Alto" based on a collection of short stories by James Franco. The story follows a group of teenagers who have little to do except get into trouble.

Wolff plays a gangly teen with a history of getting into car accidents after smoking pot with his pals. Francis Ford Coppola's granddaughter Gia Coppola adapted the script and is directing. [Source: Variety]

The Wolf Of Wall Street
Shea Whigham ("Boardwalk Empire") has scored a role in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street". Details haven't been specified. [Source: Deadline]

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