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The drama that surrounds Shia LaBeouf and the Broadway play Orphans will hopefully soon be resolved with LaBeouf's replacement by Ben Foster.
Ever since it was reported that LaBeouf, 26, vacated his would-be Broadway debut role, the hype surrounding the show has been nothing short of crazy. Now the production can actually go on with new addition Ben Foster, reports Broadway World. LaBeouf, who has been busy on Twitter, shared his opinion on the move.
BEN FOSTER IS A BEAST. HE WILL KILL IT.
— Shia LaBeouf (@thecampaignbook) February 21, 2013
It was first reported that LaBeouf exited because of ”creative differences” with producers. Later, we found out that his differences were with co-star Alec Baldwin.
LaBeouf was posting tweets of emails between Baldwin and the play's director, Daniel Sullivan.
"Alec, I'm sorry for my part of a dis-agreeable situation," LaBeouf wrote in one email.
"I'm too old for disagreeable situations. You're one hell of a great actor,” Sullivan said. “Alec is who he is. You are who you are. You two are incompatible. I should have known it."
Baldwin went on and assured that he doesn’t have an “unkind” word to say about the young actor.
According to E! News, Foster, 32, auditioned for the same role but lost it to LaBeouf, and in fact, Orphans will be Foster's Broadway debut.