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OK! Exclusive: Rob Lowe Determined To Tackle His Toughest Role Yet — Caitlyn Jenner!

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Jun. 14 2017, Published 12:13 p.m. ET

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Rob Lowe wants to be taken seriously as an actor, and he thinks he’s finally found his award-worthy role: Caitlyn Jenner. An insider tells that Rob is eager to take on the part of the transgender Olympian in a film version of Cait’s memoir, The Secrets of My Life. And according to the source, Rob is Cait’s first choice!

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“Rob’s been hunting for an awards-caliber movie part. This would be a game-changer for him,” the source told OK!

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According to the insider, Cait even sent Rob an advance copy of the book to see what he thought!

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“They’ve met up a few times to discuss it,” the source claimed. “She thinks he’s got what it takes to play both her and her former self, Bruce — and now Rob’s throwing his weight behind the project as well.”

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Although Rob may seem like an unlikely candidate, he previously showed range in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra, in which he played the plastic surgery-obsessed Dr. Jack Startz. The actor totally transformed his face for the role.

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Do you think Rob would be a good choice to play Cait? Let us know in the comments below!

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