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"Welcome to People" Gets Wilde

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Olivia Wilde arrives at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on September 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    The mind reels at how insanely gorgeous the babies made by a union of Chris Pine and Olivia Wilde might be. Their upcoming film will force us to ponder this hypothetical perfect being.

    Wilde has signed on to play Pine's girlfriend in "Welcome to People," reported Variety. It's about a guy who returns home to deal with the aftermath of his estranged father's death. It's only then that he learns he has an alcoholic sister (Elizabeth Banks) and nephew with an anger management problem. More awkward still, his father's will calls for him to deliver to sis a six-figure chunk of the estate.

    "The Next Three Days"

    [NATL] "The Next Three Days"
    Three years after his wife (Elizabeth Banks) is sent to jail for murder, Russell Crowe decides he must break her out so their family can be together again. (Published Monday, Nov 8, 2010)

    The film will mark the directorial debut of Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote the script with his "Star Trek," (which starred Pine) and "Cowboys & Aliens" (which stars Wilde) collaborator Roberto Orci, and Jody Lambert.

    Wilde has made a long slow climb from being Mischa Barton's sapphic dalliance on "The O.C." to a working actress in high-profile feature films, but she's yet to enjoy that breakout hit/role. "Year One" flopped," "The Next Three Days" was dreadful, her role in "Tron: Legacy" was the dumbest part in a dumb movie.

    "Tron: Legacy"

    [NATL] "Tron: Legacy"
    Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund) accidentally gets sucked into the computer world where his father, Kevin (Jeff Bridges), has been held captive for 20 years by his own creation. With the help of the warrior Quorra (Olivia Wilde), they make a desperate run for freedom. (Published Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010)

    But the horizon looks bright, as she'll be seen July 29, in "Cowboys & Aliens," "The Change-Up with Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman on Aug. 5, the sci-fi thriller "Now" on Sept. 30 and "Butter," a comedy about a butter carving champion, is awaiting a release date this year.