Casting Call: New Gigs For Jane Fonda, Chloe Grace Moretz

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Jane Fonda has landed a new gig.

The actress has been tapped to play Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels' ("Precious") upcoming drama, "The Butler," according to Variety.

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"Butler" chronicles the life of Eugene Allen, a butler who began his career at the White House under Harry Truman's administration in 1952 and retired in 1986 under President Ronald Reagan.

Forest Whitaker is reportedly nearing a deal to play Allen, while Oprah Winfrey is being considered for the role of his wife, the trade paper reports.

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In other casting news, "Hugo" actress Chloe Grace Moretz has landed the title role in Kimberly Pierce's upcoming "Carrie" reboot - a role originally made famous by Sissy Spacek in the 1976 horror classic.

The 15-year-old actress confirmed "Carrie" casting rumors on Tuesday, Tweeting, "Never been so happy in my life! Thank you Kim Pierce and thank u MGM for the chance of a lifetime i will never forget!"

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