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Hayden Christensen Cares for "The Madison Kid"

December 7, 2006 (5:04 am) GMT
Hayden Christensen is poised to play poker champ Phil Hellmuth in a biopic about the man titled "The Madison Kid."

Consistent in taking diverse acting stints for himself, has given his agreement to be the lead star in a biographical feature about "Poker Brat" Phil Hellmuth entitled "The Madison Kid", Production Weekly has revealed.

Expected to start production by April or May in Winnipeg, Canada, the picture has already had Hellmuth's friend Bob Soderstrom onboard to pen the script which follows Hellmuth's journey until he became the youngest World Champion of Poker in the 1989 World Series of Poker main event at the age of twenty four.

Christensen, best known for playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker in the part II and III of "Star Wars" series, is currently filming Doug Liman's sci-fi adventure "" with , , and . His upcoming flick "" will open in theaters this month on date 29.

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