Jake T. Austin is Huckleberry Finn!

Jake T. Austin is Huckleberry Finn!

Jake T. Austin is in final talks to play Huckleberry Finn, Variety reports.

The 16-year-old former Wizards of Waverly Place actor will join Super 8 lead Joel Courtney in Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn, based off of the popular friendship in Mark Twain‘s classic novels.

Expected to start shooting in Bulgaria later this summer, the flick is being directed by Jo Kastner with Marcus Weinhart as producer.

HAVE YOU READ “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”? WHAT DO YOU THINK about this role for Jake?

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