Travolta, Thurman and Lively join Oliver Stone's 'Savages'

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The Pulp Fiction duo of John Travolta and Uma Thurman will reunite for director Oliver Stone's next film Savages, joined by Blake Lively ( The Town), who was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2011.

The cast includes Aaron Johnson ( Kick-Ass) and Taylor Kitsch ( X-Men Origins: Wolverine), who play a pair of pot dealers who face off with a Mexican drug cartel when their girlfriend Ophelia is abducted for a ransom.

Salma Hayek ( Grown-Ups) and Benicio Del Toro ( The Wolfman) are also on board the film, according to Deadline Hollywood, as members of the cartel. Travolta plays a DEA agent and Thurman portrays Ophelia's mother.

Based on the novel by Don Winslow, the film begins production in June for a release in 2012.