Roland Emmerich's next: According to Variety, Catherine Zeta-Jones is joining the ensemble cast of Ocean's Twelve after being personally courted by director Steven Soderbergh.

Zeta-Jones will play the love interest for Brad Pitt, who is among the thesp thieves returning from Ocean's Eleven.

George Clooney toplines the "Oceans" sequel, returning along with Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Bernie Mac and Andy Garcia.

The Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures co-production starts lensing in Rome shortly.

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