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Emma Stone Back in Bed With Ryan Gosling for "The Gangster Squad"

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    Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in the year's second film about a couple of friends who make a deal to just have casual sex together, before actually falling for each other. The big difference is that this one looks like it's actually funny. Opens July 22. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    It's hard think of a better young actress working today to play a tough talking moll.

    Emma Stone is in talks to play the femme fatale in "The Gangster Squad," reported Variety. Stone would be taking the role of Jean, a "sharp-tongued siren" at one corner of a love triangle with Ryan Gosling as an LAPD cop and Sean Penn as notorious gangster Mickey Cohen.

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    Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in the year's second film about a couple of friends who make a deal to just have casual sex together, before actually falling for each other. The big difference is that this one looks like it's actually funny. Opens July 22. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    In addition to reuniting her with her "Crazy Stupid Love" co-star Gosling, the film would also find her working again with director Ruben Fleischer, for whom starred in 2009's "Zombieland."

    She joins a cast that is already stacked, with Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Mackie and Michael Pena also in the mix. "The Gangster Squad" is due to arrive in 2013.

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    Steve Carell stars as a man reeling from his wife's infidelity. As luck would have it, he meets Ryan Gosling's unrepentent ladies man, who teaches him how to score with women. The romcom co-stars Emma Stone, Julianne Moore & Marisa Tomei, and opens July 29. (Published Thursday, Apr 7, 2011)

    Stone has been enjoying a well-deserved meteoric rise over the past year, with last summer's surprise hit, "Easy A," a great cameo in "Friends With Benefits," and the upcoming "Crazy," as well as "The Help." And for next year she's already finished shooting a small film called "The Amazing Spider-Man," so her immediate future seems secure.