'Twilight' Co-Star 'Cowboys' Up
Cam Gigandet negotiating for 'Kerosene Cowboys' lead
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shane West and Rachael Leigh Cook are also negotiating for the film, which is set up at Svarog-Afterburner Films.
"Kerosene Cowboys" is based on the novel by Randy Arrington and focuses on pilots in an elite Navy attack squadron. In true "Top Gun" fashion, Gigandet will play a hotshot pilot, with Cook as his love interest. West would play his friend-turned-nemesis in the Adam Prince-scripted film.
Most recently seen in the MMA drama "Never Back Down," Gigandet has a villainous turn in this fall's highly anticipated "Twilight." He was also famously at least partially responsible for the death of Marissa Cooper on "The O.C."
Cook last popped up in "Nancy Drew" and on episodes of "Psych" and "Ghost Whisperer." She's still best known for "She's All That."
West's credits include "Once and Again," "ER" and the upcoming remake of "The Lodger," which also co-stars Cook.