Solvej Schou
August 16, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

• Bradley Cooper is in negotiations to star in the crime thriller Bad Blood and Trouble, a 1950s noir about a Miami detective who falls for a married woman. J. Blakeson is directing, and also wrote the screenplay. [Variety]

• John Goodman is in talks to play a small “bad guy” role in The Hangover Part III. The franchise’s director Todd Phillips is returning to direct the third installment of the over-the-top wacky buddy series, with Hangover II  screenwriter Craig Mazin co-writing the script with Phillips. [Variety]

• Rafe Spall (Prometheus) and Megan Park (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) have joined the cast of the romantic comedy The F Word, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan as young folks who hit it off at a party, though Kazan has a boyfriend, played by Spall. Michael Dowse is directing from a script by Elan Mastai. [THR]

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