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ROLE CALL: 'Unfaithful' George

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Mar 19, 2001 | 11:50am EST

Last week he vowed to never get married, and this week he’s going to be "Unfaithful."

Today's Daily Variety says George Clooney is in negotiations to star in the drama "Unfaithful" where he’ll play a man who finds out that his wife has been cheating on him.

Based on the 1968 French flick "La Femme Infidel," the film will be directed by Adrian Lyne, who last helmed the 1997 "Lolita" remake.

THE INDIE ELEMENT: Indie-minded Milla Jovovich will join indie actor Adrien Brody in the indie pic "Dummy," Variety also tells us. She’s to play an aspiring singer with a thing for Yiddish music, and he’s to play a ventriloquist.

TO SIR, WITH LOVE: Anthony Hopkins is rumored to have been offered the lead in "Hearts in Atlantis," an adaptation of a Stephen King short story. Variety says "Snow Falling on Cedars" director Scott Hicks is in talks to helm the flick.

NEVERMIND THE BOLLOCKS: Funnyman Mel Brooks’ production company has optioned "Sunrise at Hastings," a script penned by Dan Witt about the English battle of 1066.

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