Gossip Girl guy Ed Westwick is in final talks to play Tybalt in Italian director Carlo Carlei's take on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet reports Variety.
In the classic story of star-crossed love Tybalt is Juliet's hot-tempered cousin who is quick to draw his sword to anyone who crosses his path
Hailee Steinfeld is set to star as Juliet, and Holly Hunter was recently cast as the Nurse who serves as a go-between for her and a still uncast Romeo.
Julian Fellowes adapted the script for this latest big screen version and is producing with Gabriele Muccino, Ileen Maisel and Mark Ordesky.
Shooting begins this Summer in Italy