Big Studios Want Taylor Lautner's 'Abduction'

February 12, 2010 09:11:26 GMT

Dreamworks, Universal and Sony are some of the parties that reportedly want to nab the rights to the film which sees the 18-year-old hunk in a spy-actioner along the lines of 'The Bourne Identity'.


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Taylor Lautner has become one of the most wanted actors in Hollywood film industry. After landing lead roles in a number of films, he is set to star in "Abduction" which script has been contested by several major studios.

Deadline Hollywood first reported on Thursday, February 11 that the film's script which is written by Shawn Christensen has gone out and two studios were ready to bid when the auction would be started at 9 A.M the same day. Later, Entertainment Weekly gave an update that there are already five parties who will battle over the rights, including Dreamworks, Universal and Sony.

In "Abduction", Lautner will play teen who has long felt disconnected from his parents, and figures out why. The story additionally will see chain of violent events and enter "The Bourne Identity" territory. As of the writing time, it has not been known the studio which wins the rights to the film.

Last week, it has been announced that Taylor Lautner is tapped to play the titular character in "Stretch Armstrong", a movie adaptation of Hasbro toy of the same name. Prior to his involvement in the superhero comedy, the depicter of Jacob Black in "Twilight" and its sequel "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" has signed up for several upcoming films, such as "Max Steel", "Cancun" and "Northern Lights (2010)".

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posted by angie bevington on Feb 23, 2011
way to go tay
posted by Observer One on Jan 27, 2011
As these alien government actors with false identities continue to get publicly executed in California and across all of America, and the globe, by the Americans themselves no less, its only a matter of time until this Lautner becomes another front-page celebrity statistic.
posted by The SAK on Jul 16, 2010
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG I SAW TAYLOR LAUTNER IN PERSON YESTERDAY I WAS 2 FT AWAY FROM HIM HE SMILED AND WAVED TO ME
posted by yulia on Jul 01, 2010
u deserved it taylor bec ur r so damned good. matt damon et al, ur time is running out, taylor is coming... way to go!!!
posted by Newtnewt on Apr 30, 2010
you are taylor u are so hot!!!!
posted by phoo bear on Apr 30, 2010
Taylor u are cute
posted by Newtnewt on Apr 30, 2010
way to go taylor i wish i could be a star like u
posted by Newtnewt on Apr 30, 2010
You go boyy!!!
posted by Cali girl on Feb 15, 2010
You go boy
posted by Mae in SA on Feb 12, 2010
Way to go Taylor!!!!!

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