Naomi Watts to Play Bill Murray’s Russian Prostitute Pal

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Naomi Watts is negotiating to join St. Vincent De Van Nuys, the Bill Murraystarring feature debut from Black List honoree Ted Melfi. Watts would play a Russian prostitute who becomes close with Murray's cantankerous, all-around not-great guy who finds himself taking care of Melissa McCarthy's character's 12-year-old son. Chris O'Dowd is also onboard as a Catholic priest. Watts was recently cast alongside Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, and Zach Galifianakis in Birdman, a comedy from 21 Grams and Biutiful director Alejandro González Iñárritu.