Awake: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jared Leto will star in Awake, an independent feature written and directed by Joby Harold. In Awake, Leto will play Clay, a scion of a huge family fortune who needs a heart transplant. During the operation, he becomes aware of a conspiracy involving the entire surgical team in order to get his money, and he must outthink and outmaneuver them in order to survive.

Awake begins shooting in November in New York. Leto is filming Lord of War opposite Nicolas Cage for director Andrew Niccol. In November, he will appear as historical figure Hephaestion in Oliver Stone's Alexander.