LATEST: Actress Cameron Diaz has tough competition in her efforts to star opposite Jim Carrey in the remake of FUN WITH DICK AND JANE - from OSCAR-winning beauty Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The film, which will begin filming this autumn (03), reportedly has CHARLIE'S ANGELS star Diaz as hot favourite for the role of JANE, with Chicago star Zeta-Jones also being a strong candidate.

No formal offer will be made until the script is ready.

The movie follows an upper middle class couple who resort to a life of crime to alleviate their financial woes in the remake of the 1977 comedy starring George Segal and Jane Fonda.

Barry Sonnenfeld has been lined up to direct the project, which BRIAN GRAZER will produce.

11/06/2003 20:55