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Zac EfronZac Efron will continue to heat up the big screen in 'Fire,' based on the graphic novel by Michael Bendis. Efron is reportedly in negotiations to play the lead in the film, about a college student who gets recruited by the CIA for a special project. Bendis will pen the screenplay, with Neal Moritz on board to produce. [Heat Vision]

More casting news after the jump. Zac EfronZac Efron will continue to heat up the big screen in 'Fire,' based on the graphic novel by Michael Bendis. Efron is reportedly in negotiations to play the lead in the film, about a college student who gets recruited by the CIA for a special project. Bendis will pen the screenplay, with Neal Moritz on board to produce. [Heat Vision]

Miley CyrusOMG. 'Hannah Montana' star Miley Cyrus is reportedly in talks to join the U.S. remake of 'L.O.L.: Laughing Out Loud.' In it, she would play a text-obsessed 15-year-old who, after getting dumped by her boyfriend, decides to go after his best friend. Also considering a role in the pic is actress Demi Moore, who would play Cyrus' mom, a 40-year-old divorcee who is trying to pull herself out of a rut. And that's the 411. [Variety]

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas and Bill Paxton are officially on board to co-star in Steven Soderbergh's 'Knockout.' The duo joins the previously cast Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender ('Inglourious Basterds') and Gina Carano in the project, about a security operative who thinks her boss and the government are against her. While attempting to prove her case, she meets Banderas' character, a foreign operative. Paxton, meanwhile, will play her father. [Variety]

Nicholas Hoult'A Single Man' co-star Nicholas Hoult is in negotiations to co-star in 'Fury Road,' the fourth installment in the 'Mad Max' series. The story is said to be set a bit after 1985's 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome,' with Hoult playing a character named Nux. If cast, Hoult would join the previously announced Charize Theron and Tom Hardy. [Heat Vision]