Hayden Christensen Is 'The Madison Kid'[Wednesday, December 6th, 2006]
Hayden Christensen is set to play 'Poker Brat' Phil Hellmuth, in the poker biopic The Madison Kid, say Production Weekly.
The feature will follow the 24-year-old Hellmuth, who became the youngest World Champion of Poker by defeating the two-time defending champion, Johnny Chan, in the World Series of Poker main event.
Hellmuth attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for three years before dropping out to play poker full time much to the chagrin of his father, a professor at the school. Production is slated to begin in April or May in Winnipeg, Canada.
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