Naomi Watts Cast In J. Edgar

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This cast just keeps getting better.  Naomi Watts is the latest actor to sign on to Clint Eastwood's biopic J. Edgar about the first director of the FBI.

According to Variety, Watts will play Helen Grandy, Hoover's personal secretary who worked closely with him for many decades.  She was responsible for destroying damning papers on many important men following Hoover's death in 1972.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Judi Dench, Ed Westwick, and Josh Lucas are all set to star as well. The film will be released sometime in 2012.

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Naomi Watts was born in England, but began her career on Australian television on shows like Home and Away.  Watts' first role in the United States was in a supporting role in the 1995, Tank Girl.  Since then, Watts has had a successful career in movies such as The Ring, 21 Grams, I Heart Huckabees, and the 2005 King Kong.

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