Will 'Twilight' Taylor Lautner's 'Max Steel' spark teen superhero casting?

taylor_lautner_new_moon_shirtless2-thumb-310x547-3251-thumb-300x529-3252.jpgHollywood insiders are buzzing about "Twilight: New Moon" star Taylor Lautner being cast as "Max Steel" in a superhero movie about a teen recruited by a secret agency after (the usual story) an accident gifts him with super powers.

Many are wondering if the casting of 17-year-old Taylor signals the end of the old fart superhero and the reign of the hot teen heartthrob superhero.