by : Celebs101 Staff on 31-Aug-2009
Girl" star Blake Lively
has joined the ensemble cast that Ben Affleck
is assembling for "The Town," a crime thriller he's directing.
In addition, Chris Cooper is in negotiations to board the Warner Bros. movie.
Affleck, Jon Hamm
, Rebecca Hall
and Jeremy Renner
already are cast in "Town," an adaptation of Chuck Hogan's novel "Prince
The story follows a bank manager (Hall), the career criminal (Affleck) who stole more than her heart and the dedicated FBI agent (Hamm) trying to bust the crook and his gang, of which Renner is a part.
Lively is playing Renner's sister and Affleck's troubled ex-girlfriend. Cooper would play Affleck's father.
Lively returns as Serena van der Woodsen on the CW's "Gossip
." whose new season begins September
14. She also will be seen on the big screen in "New York, I Love You."
Cooper, who won an Academy Award for "Adaptation," also appears in "New York" and the upcoming drama "The Company Men," which stars Affleck.
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