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Bradley Cooper Ditches Reese Witherspoon for 'Hangover 2'

February 26, 2010 (4:30 am) GMT
The actor is no longer attached to 'This Means War' where he supposed to fall in love with Witherspoon, reportedly due to scheduling conflict.

has scrapped plans to romance on the big screen - he's dropped out of spy comedy "" to focus on sequel. The actor was due to team up with Witherspoon for the new movie, which sees two undercover agents fall in love with the same woman.

"" director McG is reportedly in negotiations to take charge of the picture, while production is slated to begin in July. But Witherspoon will now be looking for a new leading man after Cooper pulled out of the project citing scheduling conflicts, according to EW.com.

Bosses at the website report Cooper will instead spend his time working on a follow-up to his successful Las Vegas comedy "The Hangover", which is slated to begin filming later this year.

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