John Cusack Joins The Paperboy

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According to Variety, John Cusack is set to join the cast of the upcoming drama The Paperboy.

He will replace Tobey Maguire who recently had to leave the film. 

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The legal drama, written and directed by Lee Daniels (Precious) stars Zac Efron as one half of a pair of brothers who work together to save the life of an innocent man on death row after a woman brings his case to their attention.

Matthew McConaughey and Nicole Kidman are also in talks to star in the drama.  Cusack will star as the man on death row.

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John Cusack was born in Evanston Illinois and became famous when he starred in several teen movies in the 80s including Sixteen Candles.  Cuasack then went on to have a successful career in the 90s with roles in Grosse Pointe Blank, Con Air, and Being John Malkovich.  Cusack has since continued to be a successful actor.

John's family is filled with actors including his siblings Ann, Joan, Bill, and Susie.

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