Russell Brand to be next big thing in Hollywood?

December 17th, 2007 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin  

London , Dec 17 (ANI): British comedian Russell Brand could soon be the next big thing in Hollywood , what with having a movie written just for him.

The 32-year-old actor has won accolades for playing a trendy British rocker in the romantic comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

And its not only the preview audience that has been left impressed but also award-winning writer and director Judd Apatow.

So bowled over by Brands performance was Apatow that he is penning a lead role especially for the bed-hopping star, a movie source revealed.

Russell isnt a big name in the States, but audiences there said hes the best thing in the film, The Sun quoted the source, as saying.

Hes very talented and could become huge in Hollywood . Im sure hed enjoy that, said the source.

The source also revealed that it would be foolish for any director not to cast Brand in lead roles.

Now Im sure hell get cast in a lead role as a ladies man and a joker. It would be mad not to, said the source.

Russell, who went to Londons Italia Conti stage school, will be starring as Flash Harry in the new St Trinians film Forgetting Sarah Marshall being renamed Dumped and is due out next June. (ANI)

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