Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on Feb. 26, 2012 in West Hollywood

*Actress Zoe Saldana is said to be in negotiations to star in “Out of the Furnace.”

Written and directed by Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart”), the film will star Christian Bale as an ex-con looking to avenge the death of his younger brother. Robert Duvall will play Bale’s uncle and Viggo Mortensen is in talks to portray the villain.

According to Variety, Zoe would play Bale’s ex-wife.

In the meantime, Saldana can be seen next in “The Words,” alongside rumored boyfriend Bradley Cooper, this October.