Actor Taylor Lautner is keeping busy with his post Twilight career since becoming an overnight success after appearing in the Stephanie Myers adaption. Get the latest casting news on Lautner’s new role in the movie Tracers below.
While his debut as an action star in the movie Abduction didn’t pan out well at the box office, heart throb Taylor Lautner, who is known for his role as Jacob Black, is making another attempt in the new project Tracers. The thriller is slated to be directed by Daniel Benmayor and comes from FilmNation Entertainment. Producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are also on board.
In the flick Lautner will play the troubled character Cam, a bike messenger in New York, who is at the mercy of a gang after owing them money. After meeting a mysterious women named Nikki who comes to his rescue after showing him parkour, “a physical discipline which focuses on efficient movement around obstacles.” According to Ace Showbiz, Tracers will be promoted with the hopes of being sold at this year’s 65th annual Cannes Film Festival.
Aside from this recent casting news Lautner is also busy working on Adam Sandler’s comedy movie ‘Grown Ups 2’ with actress Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, Maya Rudolph, and David Spade.
He is also a part of the upcoming independent film from director Gus Van Sant that is described as a small-budget film that centers on a nonfiction article from The New Yorker magazine. In the meantime fans can expect to see Lautner back on the big screen November 16th when The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 debuts.
What do you think fans? Will Lautner’s latest venture into the action arena pay off this time around? Or will it be a box office blunder? Leave us your comments below.