Armie Hammer may be replaced by Josh Duhamel in upcoming movie ‘Shotgun Wedding

Armie Hammer may be replaced by Josh Duhamel in upcoming movie 'Shotgun Wedding'

Armie Hammer‘s replacement for the upcoming filmShotgun Weddingmay have been found.

Transformers” stella Josh Duhamel is reportedly in talks to take on the role left vacant by Hammer when he exited the picture amid an ongoing messaging scandal.

According to Deadline, Duhamel is being eyed to join the flick alongside Jennifer Lopez to portray her groom-to-be. The film follows the couple as they start to get cold feet, but things take a turn for the worse when their entire party is taken hostage.

Jason Moore will direct the film for Lionsgate, which was written by Mark Hammer and Liz Meriwether.

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Il presa reports that filming can begin as soon as next month if Duhamel, 48, signs on.

Armie Hammer (sinistra) will possibly be replaced by Josh Duhamel (destra) in the upcoming movie 'Shotgun Wedding' after exiting the picture amid his messaging scandal.

Armie Hammer (sinistra) will possibly be replaced by Josh Duhamel (destra) in the upcoming movie ‘Shotgun Weddingafter exiting the picture amid his messaging scandal. (Getty Images)

Outside of his work in theTransformers” franchising, Duhamel is known for appearing in the filmsSafe Haven” e “When in Rome.He’s received multiple Emmy diurno nominations for his work onAll My Children,” bringing home an award in 2002.

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Reps for Duhamel and Lionsgate did not immediately respond to Fox News’ richiesta di commento.

News of Hammer’s departure from the film broke last week after messages that were allegedly written by himthey have not been verifiedcontaining references to cannibalism and sexually explicit content were leaked.

Armie has requested to step away from the film and we support him in his decision,” a spokesperson for the production said in a statement to Fox News at the time.

Hammer echoed the information in his own statement, provided to Variety.

Jennifer Lopez is set to co-star in the flick. (Foto di Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images)

Jennifer Lopez is set to co-star in the flick. (Foto di Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images)

I’m not responding to these bullst claims but in light of the vicious and spurious online attacks against me, I cannot in good conscience now leave my children for 4 months to shoot a film in the Dominican Republic,” Egli ha detto. “Lionsgate is supporting me in this and I’m grateful to them for that.

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