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Jennifer Aniston is 'Wanted'

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston has agreed to star with Meryl Streep in the movie version of Kim Wozencraft's novel "Wanted," Daily Variety said Thursday.

The paper said Aniston would play a Texas police officer who is framed for drug trafficking and plots to escape with her cell mate, a former war protestor, played by Streep.

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The book has been adapted by screenwriter Sheldon Turner, whose credits include the upcoming remake of "The Longest Yard" with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, and a planned prequel to "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."

Wozencraft is a former undercover narcotics agent who wrote the novel "Rush" -- which was adapted for the screen in 1991 starring Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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