Bardem in Talks to Fall for Roberts in ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

[IMG: LJavier Bardem looks set to sweep Julia Roberts off her feet — he’s in talks to star as her onscreen love interest in new film Eat, Pray, Love.

Bardem is negotiating with executives at Columbia Pictures to play Felipe, the man Roberts’ character falls in love with during a worldwide journey of self-discovery.

Brad Pitt and Dede Gardner are producing the screenplay, adapted from Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestselling novel, through their production company Plan B, and actor Richard Jenkins has signed on to co-star.

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