Nia Long will star opposite Omar Epps and LL Cool J in Miramax Films’ “In Too Deep.”

Pic begins shooting early next month, with Michael Rymer directing.

She is repped by Innovative Artists’ Craig Shapiro, 3 Arts Entertainment’s Jeff Golenberg and attorney Jason Sloane.

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Shawn Hatosy (“In and Out”) and Kimberly Williams (“Father of the Bride,” “Relativity”) have joined the cast of “Simpatico,” playing the film’s stars Nick Nolte and Sharon Stone’s roles, respectively, as younger people. Jeff Bridges also stars.

Hatosy is repped by Paradigm and managers Bill Treusch and Mary Erickson; Williams by CAA and managers Tammi Chase and Mark Teitelbaum.

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Sarah Winter has been cast in New Line’s “Lost Souls,” which stars Ben Chaplin and Winona Ryder.

The thesp just wrapped “Rescue Me” for MGM. Winter was repped by her agents at Don Buchwald and Associates, and her manager at Baumgarten and Prophet.

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Andy Lauer will co-star in “Gun Shy,” alongside Sandra Bullock and Liam Neeson.

Eric Blakeney wrote the pic and will direct. Bullock’s Fortis Films is producing. Pic begins shooting Monday.

Lauer is repped by Innovative Artists and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.

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Laurie Taylor-Williams, who played George’s over-sexed cousin on “Seinfeld,” has inked for the indie pic “The Guys Guide to Marrying Money.”

Emily Baer is helming from a script by Matthew Weinstein and Marek Fuchs. Attorney Craig Emanuel brokered Taylor-Williams’ deal. She is also managed by Linda Reitman.

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