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Bryan CranstonEmmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') is close to landing a role in 'Larry Crowne' opposite Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Cranston would play Roberts' husband in the film, a "blogger who spends most of his time looking at porn." Hanks, who co-wrote the script with Nia Vardalos ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'), will also direct the project, about a man (Hanks) who enrolls in college after his job is downsized. Meanwhile, Cranston is currently filming the live-action/CGI hybrid 'John Carter of Mars' from director Andrew Stanton ('WALL-E'). [Hollywood Reporter]

More casting news after the jump. Bryan CranstonEmmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') is close to landing a role in 'Larry Crowne' opposite Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Cranston would play Roberts' husband in the film, a "blogger who spends most of his time looking at porn." Hanks, who co-wrote the script with Nia Vardalos ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'), will also direct the project, about a man (Hanks) who enrolls in college after his job is downsized. Meanwhile, Cranston is currently filming the live-action/CGI hybrid 'John Carter of Mars' from director Andrew Stanton ('WALL-E'). [Hollywood Reporter]

Alex PettyferAlex Pettyfer ('Beastly') is set to star in the teen sci-fi film 'I Am Number 4.' In the film, Pettyfer will play an "alien disguised as a human teenager" who is being hunted down by the enemy that destroyed his home planet. D.J. Caruso is on tap to direct the project from producers Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg. [EW.com]