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Nicholson may re-team with Brooks on film

June 3, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood movie actor Jack Nicholson is in talks to star in James L. Brooks's upcoming, as-yet-untitled romantic comedy.

Brooks directed Nicholson in "Terms of Endearment" and "As Good As It Gets." Both films earned Nicholson Oscars.

Variety.com reported the actor is close to inking a deal to join the cast of Brooks's love-triangle-themed picture, which will co-star Paul Rudd, Reese Witherspoon and Owen Wilson.

The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Bill Murray was originally discussed for the role Nicholson is now in negotiations to play. Murray reportedly lost interest in the project, which Brooks also wrote and is producing.

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