Three join 'Valentine's Day'

Topher Grace, Emma Roberts and Hector Elizondo have joined the cast of New Line's romantic comedy "Valentine's Day," being directed by Garry Marshall.

The trio joins Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Jennifer Garner, Shirley MacLaine, Bradley Cooper and Ashton Kutcher in the movie, which has five slightly interconnecting stories playing out on Valentine's Day in Los Angeles.

Grace plays a mailroom worker in the town's biggest agency who's dating Hathaway. Roberts -- working for the first time on the same movie as her aunt Julia -- plays a teen who wants to lose her virginity to her boyfriend. Elizondo plays MacLaine's husband.

Mike Karz is producing with Wayne Rice.

Sam Brown and Michael Disco are overseeing for the studio. Katherine Fugate wrote the initial draft, and Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein penned the latest.

Grace, whose last major film role was as Venom in "Spider-Man 3," next stars opposite Anna Faris in "Young Americans." He is repped by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

Emma Roberts, repped by Sweeney Management, last appeared in "The Winning Season" and "Hotel for Dogs" and just wrapped Joel Schumacher's "Twelve" with Chace Crawford and Kiefer Sutherland.

Gersh-repped Elizondo recently appeared on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and USA's "Monk." He's been in every Marshall-directed movie, and this will be his third pairing with Julia Roberts, after 1990's "Pretty Women" and 1999's "Runaway Bride."

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