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Adam B. Vary
April 25, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Rooney Mara is nearing a deal to replace Carey Mulligan in director Spike Jonze‘s untitled film about a man who takes a fancy to the voice of a computer. (Not to be confused with the recent episode of The Big Bang Theory in which Raj fell in love with Siri on his iPhone.) Joaquin PhoenixAmy Adams, and Samantha Morton round out the cast of the indie production. [Variety]

• Heather GrahamCarrie-Anne Moss, Kevin Dillon, and Joe Mantegna have signed onto the  indie film Compulsion, about an ex-child star (Moss) and a wannabe TV chef (Graham). [Deadline]

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