Be Cool:Variety reports that Uma Thurman looks set to join John Travolta in Be Cool, the sequel to Get Shorty. Thurman will play the female lead, Edie, a widow who takes over her late husband's record label. Edie is in business with Palmer, who has stepped into the music business in the sequel.

Besides John Travolta and Danny DeVito, The Rock also joins the cast as an aspiring actor who is also a bodyguard.

Filming is expected to start in February 2004.