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Rosamund PikeThe decision was expected quickly, and they didn't disappoint: Rosamund Pike is Tom Cruise's "One Shot" gal!

Deadline reports that the former Bond girl has landed the female lead in "One Shot," Paramount's Cruise-starring adaptation of the Jack Reacher novel series. Pike will play Helen Rodin, a defense attorney who works with Reacher, a former military man turned drifter, to bring bad guys to justice.

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Hunger GamesThe names being called for "The Hunger Games" continues to grow by the day. Earlier this week it was announced that newcomers Amandla Stenberg and Dayo Okeniyi signed on to play District 11 members Rue and Thresh and that Elizabeth Banks was being circled to take on the role of chaperon Effie Trinket.

Now, as our friends over at Hollywood Crush reported, two more have joined in for the "Games" and much like Stenberg and Okeniyi, they are relative unknowns. Jack Quaid (son of Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan) and TV actress Leven Rambin ("Grey's Anatomy") will star as the privileged District 1 tributes, Marvel and Glimmer. While this casting gets fans one step closer to a better idea of how the film will look, there are still nine more district slots that need to be filled, as well as major characters such as Haymitch and Prim.

Check out the rest of Wednesday's biggest casting news in the movie business, including Ben Affleck saying no to "The Great Gatsby" and John Krasinski getting in line for "Nobody Walks"!

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Even in the hills of Hollywood and the streets of the Sundance Film Festival, there's no escaping the pop culture juggernaut known simply as "Jersey Shore." The cast had their way with Michael Cera and James Franco even expressed his own curiosity in the reality series, leaving us to wonder who else in the acting business might have a soft spot for Snooki and her pals.

While at Sundance this weekend, MTV News spoke with "The Company Men" stars Ben Affleck and Rosemarie DeWitt about "Jersey Shore," a series that both of them admitted to being fascinated by. Read More...

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