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Joshua Jackson Is Fletch?

June 11, 2007 (7:24 am) GMT
"Dawson's Creek" star Joshua Jackson is reported to have been set to take the role of the title character in "Fletch Won."
Joshua Jackson

With 's decision of not taking part in "", speculations have begun to arise on who will take the coveted role, and coming up as the one mentioned on the matter surprisingly is .

Words coming from IESB.net state that the Canadian actor is in line to play the titular character in the long-gestating project with Steve Pink reportedly being plotted to direct in replacement for Bill Lawrence, who also penned the film's script.

Jackson, famous for his role as Pacey Witter in hit TV series "Dawson's Creek", is last seen in ensemble drama "" and next is slated to appear in 's feature directorial debut "." Meanwhile Pink, a 2001 BAFTA Award nominee for his writing work in "High Fidelity", recently directed comedic feature "" for Universal Pictures.

As for the flick, "Won" is intended to be the third motion picture to feature the wisecracking reporter after "Fletch" (1985) and "Fletch Lives" (1989) and will find the character figuring out the killer of the man who was supposed to interview him. David List is said to have given his agreement to produce for The Weinstein Company.

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