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Clive OwenClive Owen will replace Paul Walker in the action-thriller 'Protection.' The news was first reported in a tweet from Production Weekly, which also brought word of a shake-up in the director's chair; Patrick Alessandrin ('District 13: Ultimatum') will now helm the project, taking over for 'Tomb Raider''s Simon West. A production start date for 'Protection' is still pending. [Empire]

More casting news after the jump. Clive OwenClive Owen will replace Paul Walker in the action-thriller 'Protection.' The news was first reported in a tweet from Production Weekly, which also brought word of a shake-up in the director's chair; Patrick Alessandrin ('District 13: Ultimatum') will now helm the project, taking over for 'Tomb Raider''s Simon West. A production start date for 'Protection' is still pending. [Empire]

Marcia Gay-HardenOscar winner Marcia Gay-Harden will star alongside Aidan Quinn in the upcoming dramedy 'If I Were You.' Directed by Joan Carr-Wiggin, the film will tell the story of two friends (Gay Harden and Leonor Watling) who help sort out their "troubled lives" (how very 'Thelma & Louise'). The film will shoot for five weeks in Toronto, Canada, with a premiere date yet to be announced. [Hollywood Reporter]