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Lily Collins to Join Writers

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Lily CollinsLily Collins is to star in Writers.

The Mirror, Mirror actress will appear alongside Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly and Kristen Bell in the Josh Boone-directed movie.

The film tells the story of a famous novelist and the ex-wife, he's obsessed with, who will be played by Greg and Jennifer respectively. Lily will play their college-aged daughter who finds herself the subject of romantic obsession courtesy of a fellow student.

Writers will apparently spin several interweaving stories of the various family members and other people in their lives.

Shooting starts later this month.


Lily Collins in Talks For Rosaline

Lily CollinsLily Collins is in negotiations to star in Romeo and Juliet story Rosaline.

The Mirror Mirror star - who is the daughter of singer Phil Collins - has entered talks to star in Michael Sucsy's take on the novel by Rebecca Serles, which sees the classic Shakespeare story re-told through the eyes of Romeo's spurned lover. Lily would play Juliet in the movie, Variety reports.

Deborah Ann Woll and Dave Franco are reportedly in negotiations to play leading roles in the film, which is set in a modern-day high school.

Hailee Steinfeld was at one point thought to be taking part, but a deal was never completed.

Lily's schedule has since been opened up after she failed to complete talks to star in the new Evil Dead remake and fantasy epic The Mortal Instruments was put on hold.

Lily Collins Set For Evil Dead Remake

Lily CollinsLily Collins is set to star in the Evil Dead remake. The Mirror Mirror star - daughter of singer Phil Collins - is being lined up to take on the role of Mia, who is one of the five friends who decide to take an ill-advised trip to a remote cabin in the woods.

Just like the original film, the group of pals discover a dusty tomb known as The Necronomicon, from which reading a passage out loud results in chaos with the release of flesh-possessing demons. Lily's character has recently suffered a drug overdose and is looking forward to a weekend of detox at the cabin. So when she starts claiming to have been attacked by the trees outside, her friends just assume it's some sort of post-traumatic paranoia.

The remake of the 1981 film will be directed by Fede Alvarez from a script co-written with Rodo Sayagues and Diablo Cody, Bloody Disgusting reports. It is due for release in April 2013.

Snow White Found! Phil Collins Daughter Set to Star

Lily CollinsLily Collins, daughter of music icon Phil Collins, is Snow White. She’s been cast for the title role in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.

She’ll co-star with Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Prince Andrew. Collins is still a fresh face in the movie industry, but she’s no slouch. She worked alongside Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side, and she’s currently working on the set of a new remake of Romeo and Juliet.

The Relativity film will compete with a Universal flick that’s using the exact same subject matter. The Snow White and the Huntsman cast is already set with Kristen Stewart as Snow White and Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen.

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