Leto's performance as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club (2013) earned him an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.Leto is considered to be a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles.Paramount Pictures has hired Jared Leto to direct the police thriller “77,” in what will be the actor’s feature directorial debut.
Leto is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter for Thirty Seconds to Mars, a band he formed in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, with his older brother Shannon Leto.
The story, set in politically charged 1974 Los Angeles, centers around two police officers who team up to recover kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst while simultaneously investigating the brutal murder of a fellow officer.
They uncover not only relentless corruption and crime but a dark and violent conspiracy as well.
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Though there's still a chance Hedlund and Wilde may return in some capacity, Jared Leto is now being eyed to play the film's new lead; he and his producing partner, Emma Ludbrook, are also looking to become involved on a producing level if the project moves forward.