Actor Ryan Kwanten has been chosen to play the lead in the Charles Manson biopic

October 28th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Kwanten has been selected to play the leading role in a Charles Manson biopic movie. The yet to be named movie will be directed by Brad Anderson.

The True Blood star will play the leading role in the true-life story. Manson is not in the good books of history but Kwantan maintains that he wants to change that perception.

He said he would use the opportunity to tell the story from the point of Manson who used his charisma and charm to induce people to commit several atrocities.

Kwanton really have a Herculean task in hand if he will be able to change people’s perception about Charles Manson.

Charles Mansion is currently in prison and serving a sentence for life in prison. He was convicted of seven counts of murder and another charge of conspiracy to commit murder. His family, the Manson family was involved in one of the most bizarre killing spree in the history of the United States. Charles was the leader of the family cult and their atrocities resulted in the death of Sharon Tate who was then pregnant.

There is no word on when the movie is coming out.

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