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Jonah Hill & Miles Teller To Star In Arms & The Dudes

Todd Phillips has turned to Jonah Hill to lead the charge of his next pic. Sources tell Variety that the two-time Oscar nominee is in talks to star in Phillips’ “ Arms and the Dudes ” for Warner Bros. Jesse Eisenberg and Shia LaBeouf had to depart due to delayed scheduling, and Warners worked fast to find replacements. The studio has offered the co-starring role to Miles Teller to replace LaBeouf. Based on the Rolling Stone article by Guy Lawson, the story follows two unlikely arms dealers who got a $300 million contract to supply weapons for U.S. allies in Afghanistan. They soon found themselves in danger abroad and in trouble back home because they were completely out of their depth. Jesse Ehrman and Jon Gonda are overseeing for the studio. The film is the first under the new production banner Phillips formed with his “Hangover” star Bradley Cooper. Cooper will produce along with Mark Gordon, who first acquired the article and brought it to Phillips. Bryan Zuriff is ex