Shia LaBeouf is a funny kind of guy, isn't he? After news broke of a heated altercation with Tom Hardy on the set of Lawless, LaBeouf is trending once again after convincing rising star Lucas Hedges to appear in a biopic about himself!
The oddball has gone to extreme lengths to express his eccentric art over the years, which has ranged from filming an intense motivational video for students at London's Central Saint Martins, where he exclaims, in no uncertain terms, "to just do it," to donning a paper bag over his head at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival with the words "I am not famous anymore" emblazed over it.
Yet even by Shia's wacky antics, you could be forgiven for thinking that his next project was the definition of fake news before media outlets actually confirmed that he is in line to play his father in a biopic of himself, titled Honey Boy.
Confusingly, Shia hasn't opted to play himself, but then again, Shia LaBeouf's career is the definition of confusing, so is it actually that surprising?
If you haven't already yawned from yet another Hollywood star screaming to the world how special they are, then you might want to know more about the film's lead, Lucas Hedges.
Bursting onto the scene with his Oscar-nominated role in Manchester by the Sea and most recently in the Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, Hedges has already demonstrated his versatility, with said roles ranging from an angsty, depressed teen to a shy and humble small-town kid trying to keep his intense mother in order.
The rising star will next appear in Jonah Hill's first directorial feature, Mid-90s, a coming-of-age drama which HIll also wrote.
What are your thoughts on Shia's next project? Is it a novel concept with the potential for greatness? Or is creating a movie about yourself the antithesis of Hollywood vanity?
Let us know in the comments section below!