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Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz ('Inglourious Basterds') is in talks to co-star in the adaptation of 'Water for Elephants,' opposite Reese Witherspoon and 'Twilight' hunk Robert Pattinson. Waltz -- who is also scheduled to appear in 'The Green Hornet -- will reportedly play husband to Witherspoon, a "dangerous paranoid schizophrenic animal trainer." Perfect casting? That's a bingo. [Deadline Hollywood]

More casting news after the jump. Christoph Waltz Christoph Waltz ('Inglourious Basterds') is in talks to co-star in the adaptation of 'Water for Elephants,' opposite Reese Witherspoon and 'Twilight' hunk Robert Pattinson. Waltz -- who is also scheduled to appear in 'The Green Hornet' -- will reportedly play husband to Witherspoon, a "dangerous paranoid schizophrenic animal trainer." Perfect casting? That's a bingo. [Deadline Hollywood]

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner is on the verge of becoming Hollywood's next big thing. The 'Hurt Locker' star, nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the Iraq War drama, is reportedly eyeing two major roles, including a starring gig in Peter Berg's adaptation of the 'Battleship' board game. Meanwhile, Renner has also had numerous meetings about another project, one that he's keeping mum about. [Reuters]

Carla GuginoDwayne Johnson has found his leading lady. According to reports, actress Carla Gugino will join Johnson -- aka The Rock -- in the thriller 'Faster,' from director George Tillman, Jr. ('Men of Honor'). Gugino will play a detective in the film, about a man (Johnson) who tries to avenge his brother's murder. [Variety]