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Bette MidlerBette Midler will reportedly star in 'Sweet Baby Jesus,' a '70s flashback film from writer Steve Blair. The story follows a pregnant hipppie (Pixie Lott) and her boyfriend who shack up at a woman's (Midler) guesthouse for the holidays. The kicker: Her boyfriend isn't actually the father, and when the town finds out, they wonder whether her baby is the second coming of Jesus. Peter Hewitt ('Garfield') directs. [Variety]

More casting news after the jump. Bette MidlerBette Midler will reportedly star in 'Sweet Baby Jesus,' a '70s flashback film from writer Steve Blair. The story follows a pregnant hipppie (Pixie Lott) and her boyfriend who shack up at a woman's (Midler) guesthouse for the holidays. The kicker: Her boyfriend isn't actually the father, and when the town finds out, they wonder whether her baby is the second coming of Jesus. Peter Hewitt ('Garfield') directs. [Variety]

Paula Patton'Precious' co-star Paula Patton is in talks to star in 'Jumping the Broom,' a new romantic comedy from first-time director Salim Akil. Patton would play an upper-class bride-to-be in the film, about two black families from different economic backgrounds who feud at a weekend wedding in Martha's Vineyard. [Hollywood Reporter]

Rosie Huntington-WhiteleyVictoria's Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will reportedly replace Megan Fox in 'Transformers 3,' according to sources for GeekWeek. Whiteley joins the latest list of rumored replacements, which also includes Gemma Arterton ('Prince of Persia'). An official statement from Paramount has yet to be released. [GeekWeek]