Liam Hemsworth to star in Broken Run

December 2nd, 2010

Liam Hemsworth is set to star in political thriller 'Broken Run'.

The 'Last Song' actor - well known for his on-off relationship with teen star Miley Cyrus - will be taking a leading role in the John Singleton-directed project, The Wrap reports.

The movie does not yet have a backer, but Michael Browning and Jay Longino are set to write the screenplay, which is set in Washington D.C.

Liam began his career on Australian soap 'Neighbours' where he played the character Josh Taylor from 2007 to 2008 before having his breakthrough movie role in 'Knowing'.

He is currently in the process of filming 'Arabian Nights' where he is portraying Ali Baba, and he is also rumoured for a role in extreme flying movie 'Northern Lights'.

The film's director John Singleton recently completed filming for 'Abduction' with 'Twilight' star Taylor Lautner, and he is expected to make a comic book movie in the near future.