Richard LaGravenese's romantic horror 'Beautiful Creatures', based on the book by authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, is looking to acquire 'Dead Ringers' actor Jeremy Irons (below) for a role in his new project. The Brit star is currently in final negotiations to play the role of a "mysterious and reclusive uncle". Irons is currently shooting his role of 'Henry IV' in a new 2-part TV drama based on the classic play by William Shakespeare. Jack O'Connell ('Harry Brown'), Alice Englert, Emmy Rossum ('Shameless'), Viola Davis ('The Help') and Emma Thompson ('Men in Black III') all co-star. 'Beautiful Creatures' will commence shooting in New Orleans next month and is aiming for a February 2013 release.
"In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets ...There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. On the Sixteenth Moon, the Sixteenth Year, the Book will take what it's been promised. And no one can stop it. In the end, there is a grave. Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided. Ethan never even saw it coming."
Jeremy Irons in Talks for New Role