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Casting Net: Zach Galifianakis may re-team with Owen Wilson, more

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The Hangover’s Zach Galifianakis is in negotiations to star opposite Owen Wilson in a heist comedy for Relativity Media. Napoleon Dynamite’s Jared Hess is set to direct the pic, previously titled Loomis Fargo, which follows an armored car driver (Galifianakis) who teams up with a group of aspiring criminals to steal $20 million. Jim Carrey was previously circling the lead, but reportedly dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Galifianakis and Wilson recently appeared together in Matthew Weiner’s You Are Here, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival but does not yet have a date set for a U.S. theatrical release. [The Wrap]

• Demian Bichir (A Better Life), Adriana Bazzara (Babel) and Damian Alcazar (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) are attached to star in The Room. In the vein of Paris, je t’aime, The Room has enlisted eight directors to tell eight distinctly Mexican stories that illustrate life there across the past 100 years. [Variety]

• Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight) will join Dianna Agron, Minnie Driver, Frank Grillo, Ed Westwick, and Maggie Q in the Aram Rappaport-directed Wall Street thriller A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island. [Variety]

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