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Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake is in talks to star in 'Friends With Benefits,' not to be confused with the Ivan Reitman film starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, or, while we're at it, the NBC pilot from '(500) Days of Summer' scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber. In this version of 'Benefits,' Timberlake will play a headhunter who shacks up with a magazine editor, only to fall in love with her. Will Gluck (TV's 'The Loop') directs. [Deadline]

More casting news after the jump. Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake is in talks to star in 'Friends With Benefits,' not to be confused with the Ivan Reitman film starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, or, while we're at it, the NBC pilot from '(500) Days of Summer' scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber. In this version of 'Benefits,' Timberlake will play a headhunter who shacks up with a magazine editor, only to fall in love with her. Will Gluck (TV's 'The Loop') directs. [Deadline]

John HurtJohn Hurt and Isabel Lucas are the latest to join 'Immortals,' previously known as 'War of the Gods.' Hurt will play the "earthly manifestation of Zeus," while Lucas will play his daughter, Athena. The film, which tells the tale of Thesus' (Henry Cavill) battle against the immortal Greek gods, co-stars Freida Pinto ('Slumdog Millionaire), Stephen Dorff and Mickey Rourke, and is secheduled for a Nov. 11, 2011, release date. [Variety]