Hayden Christensen to star in 'Neuromancer'

thecheers.org    2008-01-10 05:02:04    

Melbourne, Jan 10 : Hayden Christensen will star in 'Neuromancer,' an adaptation of William Gibson's cult 1984 novel.
Hayden Christensen will star in 'Neuromancer,' an adaptation of William Gibson's cult 1984 novel.

According to JoBlo.com, the 26-year-old Canadian actor will play the role of Case, an out-of-work computer hacker hired by a mysterious patron to participate in a seemingly impossible crime.

Joseph Kahn is directing the film, which carries an impressive 70 million-dollar budget, reports Moviehole.

The novel is considered "the archetypal cyberpunk work" and its winning the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award legitimised cyberpunk as a mainstream branch of science fiction literature.

It is among the most-honoured works of science fiction in recent history, and appeared on Time magazine's list of 100 best English-language novels written since 1923. (ANI)
© 2007 ANI

TAGS: Movies   

Heath Ledger will appear in the film he was shooting before his death

The eccentric filmmaker confirmed the 'Brokeback Mountain' star - who tragically died from an accidental drugs overdose in January - makes the final cut of his movie 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'.

Keira Knightley was victorious at the Empire film awards

The 22-year-old star picked up the Best Actress gong for her performance in World War II drama 'Atonement' at the glitzy ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House hotel.

Patrick Swayze has pulled out of his new film
7.Mar 2008
A representative for the producers said: "Mr. Swayze withdrew from the film thr...read

Tiger Lily Hutchence is set to star in a Hollywood movie
28.Feb 2008
The 11-year-old - whose parents Paula Yates and INXS rocker Michael Hutchence a...read

Brittany Murphy has reportedly been acting like a diva on the set of her new movie
27.Feb 2008
The 30-year-old actress is said to be infuriating cast and crew on the Los Ange...read

Al Pacino is set to play a villain in the new Bond movie

Denise Richards' new reality TV show has been confirmed

Reese Witherspoon too short to kiss Vince Vaughn like a normal person

Sylvester Stallone: Filming ‘Rambo’ made ‘Rocky Balboa’ seem like ballet

Keira Knightley takes the Best Actress award home from Elle Style Awards