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Ridley Scott has found the J. Paul Getty III for his kidnapping movie

(Photo: Mike Pont/Getty Images)
(Photo: Mike Pont/Getty Images)

Two projects about the 1973 kidnapping of heir J. Paul Getty III are casting right now: FX’s Danny Boyle limited series Trust, and Ridley Scott’s film All The Money In The World. Now, Scott has apparently picked the victim in his telling of the true crime tale. Charlie Plummer has landed the role, according to Variety. Plummer previously appeared in Boardwalk Empire, and will soon be seen in Lean On Pete, the new movie from Weekend and 45 Years director Andrew Haigh. Variety also reports that Plummer almost landed the part of Peter Parker, but got beat out for the Marvel part by Tom Holland.

Getty’s grandfather, J. Paul Getty, at first didn’t want to pay the large ransom the kidnappers demanded, leading to the young man’s ear bring cut off and sent to a newspaper. In Scott’s movie, Kevin Spacey is reportedly going to play the elder Getty, while Michelle Williams will be the victim’s mother.

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