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Penn, Gosling, Brolin Enlist in Gangster Squad

Would you like news on a movie so manly sounding that it may cause you to sprout a few chest hairs just by learning about it? (Ladies, it could happen to you, too.) Then listen up: Deadline reports that Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer is finalizing his leads for the true-crime period piece Gangster Squad, and he's set Sean Penn to star as mobster Mickey Cohen, with Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin negotiating to play the cops who bring him to justice. Fistfights and fedoras will ensue, no doubt. [Deadline]

Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for the Weinstein Company