March 25, 2006 05:53:02 GMT
Woody Harrelson will play the title role in "The Walker," a film Paul Schrader wrote and will direct in the U.K.
When it comes to "The Walker", Woody Harrelson is just the perfect choice to play the role. Thus the actor has been set to play the main role in the forthcoming drama which Paul Schrader wrote and will direct in the U.K.
There in the movie Harrelson will play an escort of society ladies in D.C. Schrader said the character is his vision of what his "American Gigolo" protagonist would have become when he hit 50.
Also on board to star in among others are Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Ned Beatty, Moritz Bleibtreu, Willem Dafoe and Lily Tomlin. Shooting will begin next week.