Lautner in new film role

The Twilight star signs up for new movie role

The film industry site Deadline has reported that Taylor Lautner has signed up to play the role of Finn in new film "Incarceron", from the novel of the same name by Catherine Fisher.

"Incarceron" is set in the future and tells the story of Finn, a young man who has lived his entire life in a tough prison.

Finn decides that enough is enough and tries to escape with the help of the warden's daughter.

The film is being developed by Fox 2000 and the screenplay will be adapted by writing team Adam Cooper and Bill Collage, the duo behind 2006's comedy "Accepted".