By Kate Ward
Updated September 07, 2011 at 10:28 PM EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
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Gwyneth Paltrow is a sex addict… in Thanks for Sharing, that is. (Sorry.) The actress’ rep confirms to EW that Paltrow is set to star in Stuart Blumberg’s film about a group of people who bond over their affliction. Paltrow will play a businesswoman who falls for another addict, played by Mark Ruffalo. Thanks for Sharing also stars Tim Robbins and Joely Richardson.

Thanks for Sharing is Blumberg’s directorial debut. (He also co-wrote the script with Matt Winston.) He was previously nominated for an Oscar for co-writing The Kids Are All Right.

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