'Bachelor Pad's' Gia Allemand cast as Ava Gardner in film

gardner-allemand.jpgHold on to your hats, "Bachelor" franchise fans -- Gia Allemand (of Jake's season and "Bachelor Pad") has been cast as legendary screen beauty Ava Gardner in a new film about the life of actor Gianni Russo, who got his break as Carlo Rizzi in "The Godfather," a role he would reprise in "The Godfather II" flashback.