Cameron Crowe to Direct Emma Stone in His Next Movie

Cameron Crowe Emma Stone - H 2012
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Cameron Crowe Emma Stone - H 2012

Scott Rudin will produce the untitled film for Sony; Crowe hopes to begin shooting in the fall.

Cameron Crowe has settled on his next movie -- a yet-to-be titled romantic drama starring Emma Stone.

Crowe's reps confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter  that Sony has picked up the project, based on Crowe's original script. Scott Rudin will produce, with Crowe hoping to start shooting this fall. The hunt is now on for a leading man.

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Crowe's last film was 20th Century's family entry We Bought a Zoo. The movie, released last Christmas, grossed $120 million worldwide.

Stone (The Help) is no stranger to Sony; she stars in the studio's summer tentpole The Amazing Spider-Man. She'll next be in theaters in January with The Gangster Squad.

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Crowe is repped by CAA; Stone is repped by WME and Anonymous Content.