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Rosie Perez retains ‘The Counselor’

Joins Pitt, Fassbender in Ridley Scott drama for Fox

Rosie Perez has boarded Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor,” joining a cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.

Cormac McCarthy penned the script about a lawyer who attempts to get into the drug business. Fox will distribute with Scott, Steve Schwartz, Nick Wechsler and Paula Mae Schwartz producing for Scott Free and Chockstone Pictures.

Perez can be seen next in Walden Media’s “Won’t Back Down.” She is repped by ICM Partners and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

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