Robert Redford
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Robert Redford and Diane Keaton are “circling” The Most Wonderful Time, a holiday comedy ensemble film penned by Steven Rogers (P.S. I Love You, Stepmom), with Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) set to direct. [Deadline]

• Oscar-winner Jean Dujardin may take on a small role in the French production Le Petit Joueur (The Little Player), about a high-stakes poker tournament. It stars members of the comedy troupe, Nous C Nous, that launched Dujardin’s career. Dujardin’s wife Alexandra Lamy is also set to star in the film. [THR]

SpongeBob SquarePants has landed his next starring role in a new SpongeBob feature film set for 2014. It will be the inaugural film for Paramount Pictures’ new in-house animation studio. [THR]