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Edgerton cast in James Dean film

Joel Edgerton has been cast in upcoming period drama Life.

The Great Gatsby star is joining Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan in Anton Corbijn's film about photographer Dennis Stock's friendship with screen legend James Dean, Variety reported.

R-Patz has been cast as Stock and Dane stars as Rebel Without A Cause actor Dean.

Stock was a young photographer working for the Magnum agency when he was assigned to shoot Dean before he was launched to stardom with the 1955 film East Of Eden.

Aussie actor Joel, 39, will portray Magnum photography editor John Morris in the film, which is currently shooting in Canada.

Sir Ben Kingsley and Alessandra Mastronardi also have parts in the film.

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