Tobey Maguire has been cast in Ang Lee’s novel adaptation Life of Pi, the Fox movie that is shooting in India ahead of a December 2012 bow. Yann Martel’s bestseller centers on an Indian boy who escapes a shipwreck but is stranded on a life raft with a zebra, an orangutan, a hyena and a tiger. Maguire will play a writer who interviews the boy as an adult. Maguire, who will play Nick Carraway in Baz Luhrmann’s 3D The Great Gatsby for Warner Bros, also appeared in the Lee-directed movies The Ice Storm and Ride With The Devil.
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By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Friday April 8, 2011 @ 4:33pm PDTTags: Ang Lee, Casting, Fox, Life of Pi, Life of Pi Casting, Movie Deals, Movies, Tobey Maguire, Yann Martel
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Monday October 25, 2010 @ 7:38pm PDTTags: Ang Lee, Fox 2000, Life of Pi Casting, Movie Deals, Movies, Yann Martel
Director Ang Lee has completed a worldwide talent search for Life of Pi and has cast newcomer Suraj Sharma to play the lead role of 16-year old Pi Patel, a youth who gets stranded for 227 days through shark-infested waters …
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