Emma Stone is in talks to join CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE. co-star Ryan Gosling in THE GANGSTER SQUAD, reports Variety. She would play Jean, a mover and shaker who falls between Gosling's cop and Sean Penn's gangster Mickey Cohen. The story follows the special unit set up to stop Cohen from bringing East Coast crime to the West Coast.
The cast also includes Josh Brolin, Bryan Cranston, Michael Pena, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi and Holt McCallany.
Ruben Fleischer (ZOMBIELAND) is directing. Former cop turned screenwriter Will Beall is adapting a script from Paul Lieberman's L.A. Times series. Dan Lin and Kevin McCormick are the producers alongside co-producer Jon Silk.