Taylor Lautner Re-Teaming with 'Twilight' Producers for 'Tracers'
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Taylor Lautner didn't have a whole lot of success with his first post-"Twilight" lead - last year's critically-denounced thriller from Lionsgate, "Abduction" - so for his next stint in the action genre, he'll be joining arms with two old pals who he's shared some considerable success alongside in the past.
Deadline reports that Lautner has been cast in "Twilight" co-producers Mark Bowen and Wyck Godfrey's next action-thriller, "Tracers," which'll feature him in the lead as Cam, a Big Apple bike messenger who's indebted to a crime gang and runs into (literally) a girl who spends her time doing parkour around New York City.
International distributors are to be shopped out at Cannes later this month, and Bowen and Godfrey have praised the decision to cast Lautner for the lead. Bowen said, "We've had great successes making films for this audience and believe this project will continue our solid track record," while Godfrey noted, "We had a remarkable experience with Taylor on 'Twilight' and look forward to bringing Cam to life."
Lautner, who'll be featured in this November's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," was recently cast in the upcoming comedy sequel "Grown Ups 2" which will pick up production some time this year and is rumored to be preparing an indie project based upon an article from "The New Yorker" alongside director Gus Van Sant.
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