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Naomi Watts to star with Leonardo DiCaprio and Ed Westwick


26 January 2011

Actress Naomi Watts has signed on to star with Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar.

Naomi will play Helen Gandy, FBI head J. Edgar Hoover's loyal secretary for 54 years, in the upcoming film.

Josh Lucas, Ed Westwick, Dame Judi Dench and Armie Hammer are also rumored to co-star in the film.

Veteran director Clint will work alongside production company Imagine's Brian Grazer and Ron Howard as well as his Malpaso partner Rob Lorenz to produce the film.

Although no script had been written, Naomi has also stated that she would love to star in the remake of of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.

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