The star of drama thriller "Disturbia", Shia LaBeouf, is going to take the lead role of another thriller film "Dark Fields". According to Variety, the actor of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" has been tapped to star in the Universal Pictures' film.
In the Neil Burger-directed film, LaBeouf will be portraying a young loser who incidentally obtains a secret smart pill. Allegedly, the rising star is the first actor to be signed in. Aside from this project, the 21-year-old actor is still having other feature film projects under his sleeves, including action film sequel "Transformers 2" and anthology film "New York, I Love You".
Claimed to be written by Burger and Dirk Wittenborn, "Fields" follows the story of a young man who experiences immediate success in finance as well as in social life after he gets a secret drug which makes people smarter. His joy soon turns to fear when he finds out that the drug has lethal side effect. The film is set for 2009 release.