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Luke Wilson Has a Nice Starring Role Lined Up

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 06:  Actor Luke Wilson arrives at HBO's Premiere of "Enlightened" at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot on October 6, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Barring HBO's Enlightened, Luke Wilson has been laying pretty low these last few years. And although the sports comedy he's eyeing, Million Dollar Man is prefaced by the potential low-visibility disclaimer "indie," it does sound promising: "He will play a down-on-his-luck route driver for a soda company who's given a second chance in life as a football kicker," writes Variety. Garry Marshall's son Scott, who worked with Wilson on the Jessica Simpson–starrer Blonde Ambition, will direct.

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images