Casting news for John Krasinski, Robert De Niro, Selena Gomez, Jason Segal and NPH

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There’s lots of big casting news coming out of Hollywood this week which means there will plenty of opportunities coming up for celeb sightings later this year! Here’s a look at just a few recent deals:

-John Krasinski is in talks to join Ginnifer Goodwin in the romantic comedy Something Borrowed. The movie is based on the book of the same name about a Manhattan attorney (Goodwin), the consummate good girl, who falls in love with her best friend’s fiance on her 30th birthday. Its a good thing he got this new gig because it looks like he’s out of the running for Captain America.

-Robert De Niro is going to play Vince Lombardi in an upcoming movie that will chronicle the years in which he transformed the Green Bay Packers from the NFL’s worst team to league champions.

-Jason Segel and Ed Helms will star in Jeff Who Lives at Home, a stoner comedy from Mark and Jay that begins filming in Louisiana next month. The movie chronicles a day in the life of two brothers, one a loser (Segel) who lives at home and the other (Helms) more together but overbearing.

-Selena Gomez is set to play one of the three lead roles in Tom Bezucha’s young femme comedy Monte Carlo, while a possible deal is also in the works for Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester. Nicole Kidman is producing the project and may have a cameo role as well.

-Finally, Neil Patrick Harris has landed the lead role in the upcoming Smurfs: The Movie, which will be a a blend of live action and animation sequences. NPH is also set to direct the premiere of Rent at the Hollywood Bowl on Aug. 6-8.



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