Cameron Diaz & Colin Firth To Star in Coen Bros. Film

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Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth are set to star in the film Gambit scripted by Joel and Ethan Coen.  The movie is a remake of the 1966 flick starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.

The story is about a London art curator (Firth) who plans an elaborate con to get a wealthy collector to buy a fake Monet painting. He hires a Texas steer roper (Diaz) to help him with the scheme, playing a woman whose grandfather got the painting at the end of WWII.

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The film will be directed by Michael Hoffman (The Last Station) and produced by Mike Lobbell.

Shooting will begin in London in May.

Firth is currently the Oscar front-runner to win Best Actor for his role in The King's Speech.  Diaz's film The Green Hornet is doing well in theaters.

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Cameron Diaz was adorable in My Best Friend's Wedding, There's Something About Mary, and Charlie's Angels. She also dated Justin Timberlake, but that didn't last. She's hot.

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