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Bryan Singer Wants Aaron Johnson to Be 'Jack the Giant Killer'

October 22, 2010 (6:37 am) GMT
The project has been given a green light and the filmmaker is currently looking for a lead actor with the 'Kick-Ass' star allegedly as his favorite.

"Jack the Giant Killer", which has long been reported as Bryan Singer's next directorial film, has been green-lit by New Line Cinema, Deadline Hollywood reports. Now the man behind "" is reportedly looking for an actor to take the lead role.

According to the site, is circling the part and Singer has his eyes on him. Though so, the "" actor has not landed the job as New Line is reportedly seeing a lot of other young actors as well. Previously, it was reported that Johnson and "" actor met with Singer for the same role.

"Jack the Giant Killer" is set to kick off principal photography in spring 2011, pushed back from its original start date of this summer. Christopher MxQuarrie writes a script for the upcoming movie, which will revolve around a young farmer leading a dangerous expedition to the giants' kingdom in hope of rescuing a kidnapped princess as the incident threatens a long-standing peace between men and giants.

Aaron Johnson recently appeared in "" where he portrayed legendary singer . As for Bryan Singer, he was forced to skip his chance to direct "" due to his commitment to "Jack the Giant Killer".

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