Ethan Hawke Cast in 'Total Recall' Remake

Ethan-Hawke-Cast-in-Total-Recall-Remake-20010101 reports that Ethan Hawke, last seen on Broadway in The Coast of Utopia, will appear in the upcoming remake of the 1990 film 'Total Recall'. 

Although details on his role haven't yet been released, it's said to be a cameo. Hawke joins a cast that contains Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, and Jessica Biel; the movie is currently slated for an August 3, 2012 release.

Hawke has appeared in numerous Theater Productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, Hurlyburly, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007, Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want.

He made his feature film debut in 1985 with the science fiction movie Explorers, before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society which is considered his breakthrough role. He then appeared in such films as White Fang (1991), A Midnight Clear (1992), and Alive (1993). In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in Training Day, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. Other films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the title role in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), and the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).

Read the Digital Spy article here.