Twilight star Kellan Lutz’s next film is set in a gay world

His character will be carrying on a secret heterosexual affair

Twilight star Kellan Lutz’s next film is set in a gay world
25 July 2012

Kellan Lutz, best known for playing Emmett Cullen in the Twilight Saga film series, is next set to play a secretly straight man living in a world where homosexuality is the norm.

In Love is All You need?, Lutz will play is an aspiring journalist who falls in love with a female star quarterback. Their relationship is initially kept secret but they are eventually outed and become the targets of bullies.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Camilla Belle is in final negotiations to play the female lead.

The feature is to be an expanded version of a short film by Kim Rocco Shields who co-wrote the screenplay for the film with David Tillman.

Lutz has long been known to embrace his many gay fans.

‘I’m proud to have those fans, and their support means a lot to me,’ he told The Advocate last year. ‘I don’t want just girls coming to my movies; I want guys to come too.’



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