'New Moon' Star Taylor Lautner May Save The World As 'Max Steel'

FROM MTV.COM: Taylor Lautner has already wrapped production on what will become his first onscreen appearance following his breakout turn as heroic werewolf Jacob Black in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon": a turn opposite rumored real-life girlfriend Taylor Swift in the ensemble romantic comedy "Valentine's Day."

But Lautner's next role might return him to hero territory. The Los Angeles Times reports that the 17-year-old is circling "Max Steel," Paramount's planned big-screen adaptation based on the Mattel toy line. The character has also appeared in an animated TV series and within the pages of a comic book.

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