Marion Cotillard set to join Depp, Bale in 'Public Enemies'

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Washington, Jan 28 : Marion Cotillard is set to join Johnny Depp and Christain Bale in Michael Mann's Depression-era crime drama 'Public Enemies.'

According to Variety, Cotillard will not only join Depp and Bale, but Channing Tatum, Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Dorff and Jason Clarke as well, reports Variety.

Cotillard will play Billie Frechette, the devoted lover of the country's most wanted gangster, John Dillinger (Depp).

Tatum will star as outlaw Pretty Boy Floyd, Ribisi will play the role of Alvin Karpis, Dorff is in negotiations to play Homer Van Meter, and Clarke will play John 'Red' Hamilton.

All of them represented Dillinger's gang that knocked off banks all over the Midwest during the Depression-era.

Bale will star as Melvin Purvis, a man who was asked by FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover to lead a manhunt to capture the elusive Dillinger.

Ronan Bennett, Ann Biderman and Mann wrote the shooting script.

Mann and Kevin Misher will produce, while Jane Rosenthal is the executive producer.

Universal Pictures' 'Public Enemies' will be filmed on location in Chicago starting March 10th, 2008.

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