Kim Basinger Joining Efron in St. Cloud

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Variety says that Kim Basinger is in talks to join Zac Efron in Universal drama The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud, to be directed by Burr Steers.

Basinger would play the grieving mother of Efron’s character, a caretaker at a cemetery who has weekly meetings with a younger brother whose accidental death he feels was his fault.

The film was originally scripted by Craig Pearce and polished by Steers.