Heather Signs Up Foe Sex; Raunchy Role after Appearance in Jack the Ripper

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Heather Graham, who has finished filming the Jack the Ripper tale From Hell, is in negotiations to star with Marisa Tomei in Guru of Sex.

The film follows the adventures of Ramu, a young Indian who goes to New York to find fame and fortune and becomes a guru who teaches spiritual enlightenment through sex.

Graham and Tomei would play the two women involved in his life. The guru role has yet to be cast.

It is based on an idea by Elizabeth director Shekar Kapur, who is also co-producing the film for Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner's Working Title company.

The Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes has British stage actor Daniel Craig to play the villain in his next film, The Road to Perdition.

Craig will co-star with Tom Hanks, Jude Law and Paul Newman, playing the prime suspect in murder of the wife of a hitman.

Craig has just finished filming a role opposite Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider, and was recently named best actor at the British Independent Film Awards for his performance in Some Voices.

Judi Dench is to return to work opposite Kevin Spacey in The Shipping News.

She had been turning down film offers to care for her husband, Michael Williams, who died on January 11.

Dench will play Spacey's aunt and Welsh actor Rhys Ifans will play his boss in the film, which is due to begin shooting in Newfoundland in April. …