Per the Hollywood Reporter, John Krasinski is in talks to join George Clooney in Leatherheads, a 1920s-set romantic comedy to be directed by Clooney. Provided the spring film shoot can be worked into his production schedule for The Office, Krasinski would play a college-football sensation who is recruited by pro team owner Clooney, only to see his fiancée (Renée Zellweger) fall for his boss. Awwww, poor Jim. But hey, man, it's Clooney we're talking about. Chin up.
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