The hot role for young actors right now is the lead in The Bourne Identity spinoff that will start production this fall with Tony Gilroy directing his script for Universal. Here are the names I’ve heard have met with Gilroy or are otherwise in the mix: Joel Edgerton, Josh Hartnett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire, Paul Dano, Michael Pitt, Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund, Michael Fassbender, Luke Evans, Alex Pettyfer, Taylor Kitsch, Benjamin Walker. Gilroy will pare the list quickly. Several of the actors might have availability issues. Stay tuned.
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Thursday February 24, 2011 @ 7:48pm PSTTags: Alex Pettyfer, Benjamin Walker, Chris Evans, Garrett Hedlund, Jake Gyllenhaal, Joel Edgerton, Josh Hartnett, Justin Timberlake, Luke Evans, Michael Fassbender, Michael Pitt, Oscar Isaac, Paul Dano, Shia LaBeouf, Taylor Kitsch, Tobey Maguire, Tony Gilroy
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