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Report: David Beckham to Star Opposite Colin Firth in 'Secret Service'

August 6, 2013 (6:56 am) GMT
The retired soccer player and husband of Victoria Adams is said to be offered a cameo role in the spy film.
Report: David Beckham to Star Opposite Colin Firth in 'Secret Service'

"The Secret Service" has not found its leading actress yet, but a recent report that has surfaced online claims that director Matthew Vaughn will probably find another new actor for his upcoming movie. The Sun (via Latinos Post) learns that , the soccer star and occasional model, has been approached to make cameo in the spy flick.

"[Beckham] was asked by if he'd like to be in the movie but he is yet to fully commit," writes The Sun. The U.K.-based site then adds, "He loves movies and fancies appearing on the big screen - but just as a one-off, not a full-time career." Reps for the husband of fashion designer have not made a response to the report.

While it is not clear what role Beckham is offered, it must be much more exciting if the father of four portrays a fictional character. The retired soccer player has always appeared as himself in a number of TV series, documentaries and movies. One of films in which the ex-Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder starred is "".

Adapted from Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons' comic, "The Secret Service" previously cast as a villain. Playing the nephew whom Firth's character mentors to become a secret agent is newcomer .

Vaughn is said to consider and of "" to play the female lead.

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