Controversial explicit role for Ewan McGregor

EWAN McGregor, who has been known to enjoy disrobing for the camera, is to star in another sexually frank movie, which begins shooting in New York this month.The movie is to be set in the clandestine sex clubs of the Big Apple, and has already alarmed Hollywood ? it was originally to be made by 20th Century Fox, which eventually decided against it because of its lurid storyline.The Scottish actor, who has filmed notably explicit scenes in movies such as Trainspotting, The Pillow Book and Velvet Goldmine, is to star in the psychological thriller The Tourist, written by Patrick Marber.His co-stars will be Michelle Williams, acclaimed for her role in Brokeback Mountain, and Hugh Jackman, Wolverine in the X-Men trilogy.The plot revolves around accounting consultant McGregor, who falls in love before she disappears and he is accused of her murder.The film has been scripted by Mark Bomback, Jason Keller, and Marber, and production begins on October 13, with Marcel Langenegger directing his first film. The film is financed independently.Source:

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