John Cusack has stepped in to replace Tobey Maguire in Lee Daniels' new crime thriller The Paperboy, according to multiple internet reports.
He'll join Zac Efron in the film about two brothers investigating a murder.
Maguire has dropped out of the project due to a scheduling conflict with another new film, The Great Gatsby, according to
Cusack will now play the man convicted of the murder in the film.
Matthew MCConaughey and Nicole Kidman are in negotiations for roles.