“Kick-Ass” star Aaron Johnson has been offered two high-profile lead roles in two major upcoming films reports Deadline.
The first is one of the two male leads in the Oliver Stone-directed drama “Savages” about two best friend pot growers who share a gorgeous lady and are so good at their job that a Mexican drug cartel has kidnapped her and will kill her if the growers don’t go to work for them.
Shane Salerno and Don Winslow penned the script and shooting kicks off in June.
Johnson has also been offered the romantic lead role alongside Keira Knightley in the adaptation of the classic Tolstoy tragedy tale “Anna Karenina” that Joe Wright is directing for Working Title.
Knightley plays a 19th century Russian woman trapped in a loveless marriage who becomes a social outcast when she has an affair with the aristocrat Count Vronsky. Jude Law has just begun negotiations for the other male lead.
Shooting on that film begins in the Fall.