Cameron Diaz, Benicio del Toro Pair for Action-Comedy

Actress Cameron Diaz arrives for the ‘Bad Teacher’ Germany Premiere at Cinestar on June 17, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Benicio del Toro may have proved too expensive for the sequel to Star Trek, but it seems like an independently financed action-comedy co-starring Cameron Diaz could meet his quote. Entitled, uh, Agent: Century 21, it will star Diaz as a real-estate agent who is kidnapped and thrust into the middle of a Mexican drug war involving Del Toro. Someone is still chasing the career high of Excess Baggage, it seems.

Cameron Diaz, Benicio del Toro Pair for Comedy