Max Thieriot has been hired for the sci-fi movie, Jumper for 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises.

According to The Hollyoood Reporter, the 18-year-old will play a younger version of Hayden Christensen's character; who is a young man from an abusive home who develops the ability to teleport to different times and locations.

No production schedule was available for Jumper.

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