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Rooney Mara attached to 'An Education' producers' next film 'Brooklyn'

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Rooney Mara is attached to star in romantic drama Brooklyn.

The next project from the producers of An Education, Brooklyn is based on a novel by Colm Toibin, and has been adapted for the screen by Nick Hornby.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo actress will play a girl from a small Irish town who finds herself torn between two cities and two men.

This is the third time producers Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey have collaborated with Hornby, who penned the script for An Education.

The pair are also producing an adaptation of his novel A Long Way Down, with shooting due to begin in September.

Mara is reportedly in talks to replace An Education star Carey Mulligan in an upcoming Spike Jonze project.

> Rooney Mara 'happy for break from Dragon Tattoo'

Watch Rooney Mara's interview with Digital Spy about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo below:

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