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Zoe Saldana in talks to join Idris Elba in 'The Losers'

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As EW reported two days ago, The Wire alum Idris Elba is closing in on a role in The Losers, the Warner Bros.-Dark Castle thriller costarring Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen) and based on a DC-Vertigo comic.Elba has been negotiating to play Roque, a black ops commando set up by thegovernment. Now, The Hollywood Reporter says that Zoe Saldana (Vantage Point) is also negotiating to come aboard the project, about a betrayed Special Forces team that seeks revenge against the CIA, which will be directed by Sylvain White (Stomp the Yard). Elba will next be seen opposite BeyoncĂ© Knowles in this month’s Obsessed, while Saldana appears in this summer’s much-hyped Star Trek reboot.

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