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Jeff Bridges Joins 'The Seventh Son' -- EXCLUSIVE

Jeff Bridges Joins 'The Seventh Son' -- EXCLUSIVE

Jeff Bridges has signed on to star as an exorcist in The Seventh Son, sources exclusively confirm to JustJared.com.

The Oscar-winning actor is a big get for the film, which has offers out to I Am Number Four star Alex Pettyfer and Oscar-nominated acftress Jennifer Lawrence, who would portray the role of a suspected witch.

The 1700s storyline has Alex‘s character, Tom Ward, training to be an exorcist (he’s able to see and hear ghosts and smell the presence of death).

The Seventh Son was formerly known as The Spook’s Apprentice and is part of Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ adaptation of Joseph Delaney’s young adult series The Last Apprentice.

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17 Comments

# 2

Hayyy alex why take my money

# 4

Congrats Jeff, Alex and Jennifer.

# 5
James Kragen @ 02/04/2011 at 10:13 am

Jennifer Lawrence is incredibly gorgeous. American perfection doesn’t get much purer than her.

# 6

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!! Run Jennifer RUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNNNNNN!!!! I hope&pray this dude’s films flop now more than ever!

# 7

YEEES!!! Go, Alex. This’s gonna be great.

# 8

I just read all 9 of the Spooks Apprentice books last week. I am thrilled that they are making this into a movie! Although I do think that the 2 young actors are not young enough. They are supposed to be around 12 in the first book of the series.

Either way, I will still be seeing this movie!

# 9
commonsense @ 02/04/2011 at 1:56 pm

For a second I thought she was Jewel.

actually nick carter might be better looking than this guy.

no. Alex should be in mortal instruments. has he confirmed this role yet?

mrsdestinyhope @ 02/06/2011 at 2:26 pm

Sounds awesome! Looks like Alex will be back stroking in Shia LaBeouf’s bank roll soon (if u get what I mean). I mean how many actors get their big break working with Michale Bay and Steven Spielsberb (SP)? Not many.

Has nobody read the book? Tom and Alice are young teenagers – 12, 13, 15 max. This is typical Hollywood flavor-of-the-month casting.

wannawin497 @ 02/12/2011 at 9:15 pm

I agree with ctgng. What are they trying to do – make Tom Ward a late
teen or young adult? First book Tom is 12. Sixth book Tom turns 15.
The powers that be in Hollywood already screwed up 2 other movies
(Cirque du Freak: the Vampire’s Assistant and Percy Jackson: The
Lightning Thief). Made the main characters older at 16 instead of 12-
13. Alex Pettyfer is a great actor but too old for Tom Ward. Hollywood,
please consider keeping the main character Tom Ward) at 12 or 13.
2 young actors I think would be freat are Asa Butterfield and Uriah Shelton. Still, I am anxious to see this movie.

wannawin497 @ 02/12/2011 at 9:17 pm

Sorry for the spelling in previous post.

What the they cant do this its gonna spoil the books the actors are too old to play the roles of tom ward and alice deane how annoying. The only reason they are hiring him is because people think he is hot well he’s not even that hot. This movie will be crap just know that hollywood sucks.

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