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Casting Watch: Stanley Tucci to Join Emma Watson in David Yates' 'Your Voice in My Head'

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood March 28, 2012 at 12:27PM

Stanley Tucci is currently in talks to star alongside "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson in the psychological drama, "Your Voice in My Head." At the moment, an almost unrecognizable Tucci can be seen in "The Hunger Games" as the flamboyant master of ceremonies.
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Stanley Tucci is currently in talks to star alongside "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson in the psychological drama, "Your Voice in My Head." At the moment, an almost unrecognizable Tucci can be seen in "The Hunger Games" as the flamboyant master of ceremonies.

Directed by David Yates (Warner Bros.'"Harry Potter") and based on the memoir by screenwriter and journalist Emma Forrest, "Your Voice in My Head" follows a talented young woman who attempts suicide in the wake of a crumbling relationship.  Tucci is in talks with Warners to play the terminally-ill psychiatrist who helps her to recover. Ruby Films' Alison Owen is producer.

Variety reports that the role of psychiatrist was eyed by several top actors, including George Clooney, before the role when to Tucci. Variety writes: "Sources say Warners is already eyeing this as a major contender in the 2013 race, especially the best-actor slot."

They better get cracking.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.