Steven Soderbergh has snapped up his favorites again!
After several actors, including George Clooney, pulled out of the Soderbergh's adaptation of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." back in November, the director decided to focus on his other 2012 films. Two weeks in, he's not doing too shabby.
According to The Playlist, Blake Lively, Jude Law, and Channing Tatum have signed on to his film "The Side Effects." Lively will play Emily Hawkins, a woman who becomes addicted to prescription medication as the return of her husband from prison draws closer; Law has stepped into the role of Hawkins' psychiatrist, and Tatum will play her long lost criminal husband.
Although he's never worked with the "Gossip Girl" star, Soderbergh has quite the history with his other two cast members. In addition to working with Law on last year's "Contagion," he worked with Tatum on "Haywire," out January 20th, and "Magic Mike," out this summer.
"[Soderbergh's] a phenomenal creative energy to be around," Law told The Philadelphia Inquirer in September. "He's managed to, I think, whittle down what can sometimes be a rather excessive art form, filmmaking, to a streamlined thing... which is really creatively beneficial to everyone."
"The Side Effects" begins filming in April, and is slated for a 2013 release date.
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