According to The Hollywood Reporter, Julie Delpy and Hope Davis are joining the ensemble cast of director Lasse Hallstrom's upcoming drama Hoax. Richard Gere will star in the biopic about Clifford Irving, the man who wrote and sold a bogus biography of Howard Hughes to McGraw-Hill.

Alfred Molina and Marcia Gay Harden also will co-star. Delpy will play Irving's mistress. Davis will play Andrea Tate, an employee at McGraw-Hill. The film, which is being penned by Bill Wheeler, will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios.

Evan Jacobs