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Two weeks ago Taylor Lautner’s upcoming movie slate was completely clean. Now, though, in only a short amount of time, the boy wonder has somehow managed to pick up an assortment of new projects – from films that have him rescuing hostages in Cancun to a coming-of-age romance flick that has him hooking up with an older woman. That last little blurb loosely describes the film behind this latest bit of Taylor Lautner casting news. E! is reporting that Lautner is circling a remake of the 1985 film Vision Quest, which starred a very young Matthew Modine and Linda Fiorentino. Based on the book by Terry Davis, Vision Quest follows a high school wrestler who’s training to take down the top wrestler in the state when he meets an older girl who shows him a few moves of...
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I hope Twilight fans are happy with the fast-growing monster that is Taylor Lautner. He's got two big movies in the works already (Max Steel and Cancun) and now he may star in a remake of the Matthew Modine coming of age film Vision Quest. This one would be comically appropriate, at least, as it would have Lautner as a kid who gets entangled with a slightly older woman while trying to prep for a wrestling match. But do we really need another version of Vision Quest? E! News reports that Temple Hill Entertainment, one of the companies behind Twilight and the guys pushing Lautner's Cancun movie (which balances the fact that they're also doing movies like Gears of War and Dead Space) are getting the new Vision Quest off the ground. The film, based on the novel by Terry Davis, is about a kid who decides to beat the »
- Russ Fischer
2 items from 2009
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