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Patrick Dempsey'Enchanted' hunk Patrick Dempsey is attached to star in 'Tom's Dad.' According to reports, he'll play a '60s character actor and nightclub performer who struggles to deal with the changing comedy styles of the time and the sudden appearance of his estranged son. Lasse Hallstrom ('The Cider House Rules,' 'Dear John') directs. [Risky Business]

More casting news after the jump. Patrick Dempsey'Enchanted' hunk Patrick Dempsey is attached to star in 'Tom's Dad.' According to reports, he'll play a '60s character actor and nightclub performer who struggles to deal with the changing comedy styles of the time and the sudden appearance of his estranged son. Lasse Hallstrom ('The Cider House Rules,' 'Dear John') directs. [Risky Business]

Russell CroweOscar-winning bad boy Russell Crowe will reportedly star in the big-screen version of 'The Equalizer,' based on the '80s CBS crime series. He'll play mysterious agent Robert McCall in the film, a character originated by Edward Woodward in the TV version. No word yet on a director. [LA Times]

Martin SheenMartin Sheen is the latest actor set to join the cast of 'The Double.' Sheen will play the director of the CIA in the film, which stars Richard Gere and Topher Grace as a CIA operative and young FBI agent, respectively, who team to hunt down the killer of a senator. [Hollywood Reporter]