Calgary Sun's Jam! Showbiz reports that Award-winning stage, TV and screen actress Mary Louise Parker has been cast as Zee James, the outlaw's wife in The Assassination of Jesse James.

Filming begins on the duster in the Calgary area Monday, so Parker is expected to arrive in the city later this week.

Parker joins Pitt and Casey Affleck, who plays Robert Ford, the man who shot James.

Director Andrew Dominik is expected to announce the casting for the remainder of the Jesse James gang within the next couple of days.

Parker made her feature film debut in 1990 in Longtime Companion and has appeared in such movies as Fried Green Tomatoes, Grand Canyon, Bullets Over Broadway, Reckless, Red Dragon and The Five Senses.

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