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Emily Blunt Approaches "Buck Howard"

August 2, 2006 (2:14 am) GMT
Emily Blunt is in talks to star as the female lead in "The Great Buck Howard."
Emily Blunt

While her starring vehicle "" still circulates in theaters, has already made a swift move in her next step indeed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress is involved in a negotiation to play the female lead in "", a film project developed by Bristol Bay Productions.

If a deal is settled, Blunt therefore will join the likes of and his son, , plus to make a star-studded cast for sure. Tom Hanks himself has been confirmed to produce the picture alongside Gary Goetzman under their Playtone Productions.

Already started filming production on Monday, July 31, "The Great Buck Howard" follows the story of a luckless magician struggling to launch back his career with the support of his assistant. Sean McGinly has been attached to direct also write the script while Marvin Acuna, Marina Grasic, Steven Shareshian and Jan Korbelin seat as executive producers.

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