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Ryan Gosling Taps Girlfriend Eva Mendes to Star in His Directorial Debut

February 6, 2013 (8:33 am) GMT
Gosling has reportedly cast his 'Pines Beyond the Pines' co-star to star in his movie 'Lost River', which will also stars Christina Hendricks and Ben Mendelsohn.

Planning his directorial debut, seems to know exactly who's the right actress he wants to work with. The "" actor has tapped his own girlfriend to star in "", which will mark his first directing stint.

Breaking the news is Bloody Disgusting, which also states that Gosling has picked Rob Zabrecky as Mendes' co-star. The two join previously-announced cast members and Ben Mendelsohn.

Words are, Mendes is set to play a character named Cat. She is a prominent figure of the Big Bad Wolf Club. Zabrecky, meanwhile, is cast as a cab driver. The two are set to kick off filming this May with Gosling and the other stars.

Gosling's directorial debut weaves elements of fantasy noir, and suspense into a modern day fairytale. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, the story follows a single mother of two called Billy.

She is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both Billy and her son must dive deep into the mystery, if their family is to survive.

Before "Lost River", Gosling and Mendes worked together in "". The drama, which also stars , will hit the U.S. theaters on March 29.

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