Actor Joel Courtney, who played Joseph a.k.a. Joe Lamb in the movie
Super 8, has got big breakthrough from JJ Abrams' sci-fi
flick. After its big opening, the budding Hollywood star has been
getting several offers. He is reportedly in negotiations for two
forthcoming movies Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn and
The movie Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn is an
adaptation of a classic novel written by Mark Twain and it will be
directed by Jo Kastner. Sources claim if everything goes well, the
15-year-old Joel Courtney will tackle the role of Tom Sawyer in the
film, which will be shot in Bulgaria from August.
Meanwhile, Joel Courtney is also said to be in talks to play the
role of one of the two kids in the movie The Healer, which
is written and directed by Giorgio Serafini. The film is produced
by Susan Johnson and Giuseppe Pedersoli and its shooting will begin
in September in North Carolina.
However, the film The Healer will tell a story of an
ailing father who takes his two teenage kids into the woods to
renew the bond they shared before a divorce. Later, the trio are
swept into a supernatural adventure.