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'Hunger Games' Star Liam Hemsworth Takes Lead in 'Timeless'

The Relativity Media romantic drama will be directed by Phillip Noyce.

Liam Hemsworth
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Liam Hemsworth has been cast as the lead in Relativity Media's romantic drama Timeless, which Salt director Phillip Noyce will helm. Bill Kelly (Enchanted) wrote the screenplay, which follows a man's efforts to develop a scientific breakthrough that will turn back time after his wife dies.

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Sunil Perkash and Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh are producing; Relativity co-president Tucker Tooley is an executive producer.

Repped by WME and ROAR, Hemsworth will next be seen in The Hunger Games in March and The Expendables 2 in August. He last appeared in the 2010 romantic drama The Last Song.

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The UTA-repped Noyce most recently directed Salt and Catch a Fire.

The WME-repped Kelly also penned Premonition.

Relativity’s recent releases include Haywire, Immortals and Machine Gun Preacher.