Movie star William Hurt will become the latest actor to play America's president when he takes office for new thriller VANTAGE POINT. Hurt will play the US leader who is at the centre of an assassination attempt in the star-studded film, VANTAGE POINT. Dennis Quaid, Sigourney Weaver, Forest Whitaker and LOST star Matthew Fox have also signed on for the project, according to website Moviehole.net.