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Rosamund Pike in talks to join Christian Bale in 'Deep Blue Good-by'

Rosamund Pike in talks to join Christian Bale in 'Deep Blue Good-by'

After vanishing without warning in "Gone Girl," Rosamund Pike may be preparing to say good-by the next time around. The Oscar-nominated actress is in talks to star opposite Christian Bale in Fox's adaptation of the John D. MacDonald novel "The Deep Blue Good-by," a studio spokesperson confirmed to The Times. Variety first reported that Pike, 36, is circling the film. James Mangold ("Walk the Line," "The Wolverine") is directing from a script originally written by Dennis Lehane, with the most recent draft by Scott Frank. Published in 1964, "Good-by" is the first of 21 books about "salvage consultant" Travis McGee (to be...

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