Shia LaBeouf heading to Yale

Shia LaBeouf has signed on to play a law student at Yale University in Paramount Pictures’ legal thriller The Associate, based on a yet-to-be-published novel by John Grisham, according to Variety. The trade paper says Shia’s character, who’s about to graduate, is forced by figures from his past to take a job at a top legal firm in order to pass on top secret information about a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. The book, which is Grisham’s 11th novel to be turned into a movie, will be released in January by Random House.

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  1. tributegirl • December 2, 2008 @ 12:46 PM

    Ok, so he’s playing the part of a law student! When I first read the headline I thought he was actually going to Yale as a student and couldn’t believe it! 😉

  2. smile • December 2, 2008 @ 3:22 PM

    I was thinking of the samething. If it’s just a movie, waiting for it to come out in theatres. Good luck shia

  3. demigod • December 3, 2008 @ 9:30 AM

    This storyline sure sounds awfully similar to ‘The Firm’ (Tom Cruise), based on another J.Grisham novel.

  4. remontujemy • July 4, 2013 @ 2:26 AM

    Thanks for finally talking about > Shia LaBeouf heading to Yale – Celebrity Gossip < Loved it!

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