From our friends at Twitch:
If you’re going to tell the story of the giant versus the shepherd boy you’d best find yourself an impressive giant and it would appear that Relativity have done just that with sources telling Twitch that they are now in talks with Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to fill the role. As for the other side of the standoff things are not as advanced but word is that an offer has been made to Taylor Lautner to fill the part of David, which comes as no surprise given that Twilight producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are also involved in this project.
Yeah, so the post references a David versus Goliath movie project that’s been in the works – first announced earlier this year.
Naturally, the plans are to tell the story 300 style.
Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism Of Emily Rose, The Day The Earth Stood Still) is attached to direct.
I think we’re all familiar with the biblical tale; if not, click HERE for a summary. Despite knowing how it ends, I’ll still be rooting for Goliath in this one… especially if Taylor Lautner ends up playing David :)