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John Krasinski ('The Office') will join Drew Barrymore in Universal Pictures' 'Whales,' a "fact-based" film about the rescue of John Krasinskithree California gray whales in 1988. Krasinski will play a small town reporter who teams with Barrymore, a Greenpeace activist, to turn the tragedy "into an international story." Meanwhile, Krasinski will also co-star opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in 'Something Borrowed,' based on the novel by Emily Giffin. [Deadline]

More casting news after the jump. John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski ('The Office') will join Drew Barrymore in Universal Pictures' 'Whales,' a "fact-based" film about the rescue of three California gray whales in 1988. Krasinski will play a small town reporter who teams with Barrymore, a Greenpeace activist, to turn the tragedy "into an international story." Meanwhile, Krasinski will also co-star opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in 'Something Borrowed,' based on the novel by Emily Giffin. [Deadline]

Dianna AgronDianna Agron has something else to sing about: The 'Glee' co-star has just landed her first big-studio role, playing the romantic lead in 'I Am Number Four,' about a group of aliens who hide out on Earth after their planet is destroyed by rival species. Alex Pettyfer stars in the film, from director D.J. Caruso. [Heat Vision]

Kevin JamesHere comes another movie starring Kevin James. According to reports, Columbia Pictures is moving forward with the action comedy 'Here Comes the Boom,' which James co-wrote with Rock Reuben. Plot details have yet to be revealed, although we do know that James will produce the film with Adam Sandler and Todd Garner. Salma Hayek is said to be eyeing the movie's female lead. [Variety]