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Will Poulter to play superhero iBoy

Will Poulter is to star in new superhero movie iBoy.

The We're The Millers star will play a teenager who gains special powers after he is hit by a falling iPhone, Screen Daily reported

The thriller is to be adapted from Kevin Brooks' novel of the same name by Screen Star of Tomorrow winner Joe Barton and directed by Adam Randall.

The film will be shot on location in London in February 2014.

iBoy follows average teenager Tom who is attacked by a gang, leaving fragments of a broken smartphone embedded in his brain.

He discovers he has been left with special powers and sets out to take revenge on the gang that assaulted the girl he loves.

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