Joseph Gordon-Levitt to enact a tightrope walker in To Walk the Clouds
Lincoln star Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be reportedly starring in the film adaptation of the documentary Man on Wire, To Walk the Clouds, as a tightrope-walker. The story is based on a man who tightrope-walked between the World Trade Centre towers in 1974.
The original documentary is an Oscar and a BAFTA winner of 2009. The 3D film adaptation will be helmed by Robert Zemeckis and he is also co-writing the script for the same. The 33-year-old actor said about the role, "Mesdames et Messieurs, it's official. I will have the distinct honour of working for Mr Robert Zemeckis!" Levitt is a popular name in Hollywood post his successful films like Looper, Lincoln, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises and 500 Days of Summer.