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Christoph Waltz in talks to star in 'Water for Elephants'

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Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee Christoph Waltz — the sadistic Nazi in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds — is making a deal to star with Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson in Water for Elephants, according to Deadline.com. He’ll play Witherspoon’s evil husband in the love triangle drama set in a Depression-era traveling circus. Sean Penn had been in talks for the part, as previously reported on EW.com.