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Following Robert Downey Jr.'s exit, star Daniel Craig is reportedly in talks to play the lead in the big screen adaptation of 'Cowboys and Aliens.' Craig would play Jake Johnson in movie, about a group of Apache Indians and Western settlers who must work together after an alien spaceship crashes into their city (insert your "bond" pun here). 'Iron Man''s Jon Favreau will direct the film, with Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof ('Lost') on board to write. [Variety]

More casting news after the jump. Following Robert Downey Jr.'s exit, star Daniel Craig is reportedly in talks to play the lead in the big screen adaptation of 'Cowboys and Aliens.' Craig would play Jake Johnson in movie, about a group of Apache Indians and Western settlers who must work together after an alien spaceship crashes into their city (insert your "bond" pun here). 'Iron Man''s Jon Favreau will direct the film, with Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof ('Lost') on board to write. [Variety]

Bryan CranstonTV's Bryan Cranston has been cast in Pixar's first live-action picture, 'John Carter of Mars.' Cranston will play a Civil War colonel in the movie, joining actors Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton, Polly Walker and star Taylor Kistch ('Friday Night Lights'). Shooting on the film -- which will reportedly include some CGI elements -- begins next week. Oscar winner Andrew Stanton ('Finding Nemo') will direct. [Reuters]

Leonardo DiCaprioGet ready to see Leonardo DiCaprio in 3D -- well, sort of. The Oscar-nominated actor will reportedly narrate the upcoming film 'Hubble 3D,' from co-producers IMAX and Warner Bros. In it, DiCaprio will highlight stories about the famed telescope, which will include spacewalks by astronauts who service it. No word yet on when the film will hit theaters. [Variety]

Oscar winner Kevin Spacey will return to the screen in the black comedy 'Inseparable.' Written and directed by Dayyan Eng, the film will star Spacey as a "mysterious American expatriate" who makes friends with a troubled engineer (Daniel Wu). The film is reportedly being by the locally-based Fantawild Pictures, which will fund over 90 percent of the film's budget. [Hollywood Reporter]