Casting Net: Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem circling Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor.'

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Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem are in talks to join The Counselor, about a lawyer (Michael Fassbender) who gets pulled in too deep after flirting with the illegal drug trade. Ridley Scott is directing the thriller, from a screenplay by Cormac McCarthy. Which is all to say that this movie is getting seriously cool, seriously fast. [Deadline]

District 9 star Sharlto Copley is in early talks to play the main villain in Spike Lee‘s English-language version of the South Korean cult classic thriller Oldboy. He’d join Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen. [Variety]

• Kevin Hart is considering joining the comedy Con Ed, about two escaped cons who evade capture by posing as college frat boys. Charles Stone III (Drumline) will direct. [Variety]

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