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    Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke Make Passion Together

    Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke Michael Buckner/ Getty Images, Steve Granitz/ Getty Images

    Looks like Megan Fox is rebounding from Brian Austin Green with Mickey Rourke.

    At least on screen.

    The Transformers vixen, whose offscreen love life has been the subject of much speculation of late, has signed on to play an angel opposite the Wrestler in director Mitch Glazer's drama Passion Plays.

    Per the Hollywood Reporter, the 1950s Los Angeles-set tale finds Fox's character, described as a slender beauty with wings who is part of a carnival, helping a down-in-the-skids trumpeter (Rourke) obtain redemption.

    Aside from this summer's upcoming blockbuster sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the 22-year-old sex symbol is headlining the Diablo Cody horror flick Jennifer's Body and recently took a part in Warner's comic-book western, Jonah Hex, opposite Josh Brolin.

    Rourke next plays a villain in Iron Man 2.

    Meanwhile, in the day's other casting coups, Leonardo DiCaprio scores some high-powered costars and a Big Lover is taking a break from polygamy...

    DiCaprio and Christopher Nolan are getting some support, in the form of Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page and Cillian Murphy, all of whom are in talks to come aboard the Dark Knight director's top secret sci-fi project, Inception. No word on the plot, but DiCaprio is reportedly playing a corporate man, Cotillard his wife and Page a young college graduate student who becomes his sidekick. No word on Murphy's part, but Nolan previously cast him as the Scarecrow in Batman Begins.

      Big Love's Jeanne Tripplehorn is helping out her hubby in Morning. The indie flick marks the feature-helming debut of her mister, Leland Orser, who penned the screenplay about a mohter who loses her child. Laura Linney is also aboard as a counselor

        Gina Gershon is getting Everything She Ever Wanted, a four-hour miniseries for Lifetime about a woman climbing the social ranks of Atlanta's old moneyed elite. The telefilm costars Victor Garber as her bossy father-in-law and Ryan McPartlin (Chuck).

        National Treasure alum Justin Bartha will topline The Station, a comedy pilot being directed by Ben Stiller about a CIA spy and his fellow operatives on assignment in a South American country with the mission of installing a new dictator.

        And finally, funnyman Chris Elliott has been cast in CBS' comedy pilot The Fish Tank, following the everyday exploits of a teenager named Fish (Drake Bell). Elliot will play the father of Fish's best bud.

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