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OTRC: Cameron Diaz to star with Colin Firth in 'Gambit'

Cameron Diaz talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Hollywood premiere of 'The Green Hornet' on January 11, 2011. (Cameron Diaz talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Hollywood premiere of 'The Green Hornet' on January 11, 2011.)

Cameron Diaz reportedly is set to star alongside Colin Firth in the upcoming film, "Gambit," a remake of a 1966 British crime movie.

Shooting for the film will begin in May in London. In the Michael Hoffman-directed film, Firth plays an art curator who tries to con a rich collector into buying a fake painting, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Diaz's character is recruited in the scheme.

Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine starred in the original movie.

Firth is a leading contender for an Oscar for his lead role in "The King's Speech." Diaz currently stars in the film "The Green Hornet."

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