Julia Roberts is in talks to join Gwyneth Paltrow in the English-language remake of Oscar-winning Argentinian thriller Secret in Their Eyes.

If the Pretty Woman star signs on it will mark her first film with Paltrow since the two appeared in 1991's Hook.

Chiwetel Ejiofor has also been cast in director Billy Ray's revamp of the Juan Jose Campanella movie, which was crowned Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards in 2010.