Cameron Diaz signs up for Gambit role

Diaz will star in caper with Colin Firth

The blonde actress has signed up to star in the remake of 1966 crime caper Gambit, which originally starred Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine.

Directed by the Cohen brothers, the film centres around Harry Dean (Firth), a thief who is planning a big robbery and enlists the help of PJ Puznowski (Diaz).

Gambit will start filming in London in May.