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Industry Roundup: Kate Hudson Joins Borrowed, Binoche and Morgan Added to No One

Hudson's Borrowed: Kate Hudson is in final negotiations to star in the romantic comedy Something Borrowed with Ginnifer Goodwin (Big Love), John Krasinski (The Office), and Colin Egglesfield (Melrose Place). She’ll play Darcy, Goodwin’s best friend, who is in for a surprise when said best friend gets involved with her fiancé. Don’t fret, Kate: Ginnifer's just used to the multiple wives thing. [Variety]

Someones Join No One: Tracy Morgan and Juliette Binoche (whom we can't believe Hollywood hasn't put in the same film until now!) are in final negotiations to join the ensemble cop drama Son of No One. The film stars Channing Tatum, playing a young cop with an “old secret,” as well as Al Pacino, Ray Liotta, and Katie Holmes. One of the two will take over Terrence Howard’s role as a friend of Tatum’s, while the other will play a reporter — we’ll leave it up to you to guess which is which. [HR]

Werewolves N the Hood: John Singleton will direct Abduction, a thriller starring Taylor Lautner as a young man who sees his baby picture on a missing-persons website. Shooting on the film — which sounds like a Tiger Beat version of The Bourne Identity — will begin July in Pittsburgh. [Variety]

Do the Dewan: Jenna Dewan (Step Up) and Joe Hursley (Fast & Furious) will star in the indie comedy Balls to the Wall, about a guy (Hursley) who wants to give his girlfriend (Dewan) the wedding of her dreams, so he takes on a second job as an exotic dancer. Good move, Joe; Jenna does apparently have a thing for strippers. [HR]

WondLalust: Paramount is making a deal to option the rights to The Search for WondLa, the first in a new children’s book series by Tony DiTerlizzi, who wrote The Spiderwick Chronicles. The series is about a human orphan girl raised in a “hi-tech subterranean home” by a mother who “happens to be a robot.” The girl, whose name is Eva Nine, has to go on the run with her “robot mother, an oversize water beast, and a tall blue creature” when her home is attacked. What child can’t relate to such a universal tale? [Deadline]

Do the Dewan: Jenna Dewan (Step Up) and Joe Hursley (Fast & Furious) will star in the indie comedy Balls to the Wall, about a guy (Hursley) who wants to give his girlfriend (Dewan) the wedding of her dreams, so he takes on a second job as an exotic dancer. Good move, Joe; Jenna does apparently have a thing for strippers. [HR]

Don Heads South: Don Johnson is in negotiations to star in the ABC comedy pilot Southern Discomfort, about a “tough, hard-core conservative Texan” (Johnson) whose life is radically shaken up when his adult children move back in. With Ed O'Neill on Modern Family and William Shatner attached to the upcoming Shit My Dad Says, cranky-old-men comedies are clearly having their moment. [HR]

Back to Black: The Black Lips are two recording sessions into their fifth studio album, which will be out by late summer or early fall. The album doesn’t yet have a name, but the Lips have starting playing one song on the road that should make the cut, called "Raw Meat." Yum! [Billboard]

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