After rising to a new level of stardom playing a werewolf in the Twilight Saga franchise, Taylor Lautner is ready to sink his teeth into a new type of genre as he is being considered for a role in the remake movie Vision Quest, E! Online reports.

According to E! Online, the seventeen-year-old beefed up actor would play the role of a high school teen on the wrestling squad as he falls head over heels for an artist in the recreated 1985 romance flick.

And although Taylor’s rep hasn’t confirmed his leading role, a source reported by E! Online reveals that the New Moon star, rumored to be dating twenty-year-old, 8 time Grammy nominated Taylor Swift, can’t wait to get involved.

“Taylor saw [the script] and is really excited about it…It’s very much in line with his athleticism. His character is someone who’s striving for greatness,” A source explains to E! Online.

Taylor has also signed up to star in the upcoming movie Cancun, which is father Dan will help produce under the family run company Tailor Made Entertainment triggering the part of a college student on spring break vacation, E! Online reports.

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