4_384769.jpgActor Aaron Eckhart (biker boyfriend of Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich) has joined the cast of The Black Dahlia, to be directed by Brian DePalma. The film is based on James Elroy's novel of the same time, which is itself a fictionalised version of the true story of Elizabeth Short, a wannabe actress who's bisected corpse was found in an abandoned lot in Los Angeles in 1947. The LAPD, to this day, considers the case open and unsolved. Eckhart will play a cop alongside Pearl Harbor's Josh Hartnett; Hilary Swank and Scarlett Johansen round out the cast.
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