Seth Meriwether joins Devils Knot

Variety reports that: Seventeen-year-old newcomer Seth Meriwether has been tapped to play West Memphis Three defendant Jason Baldwin in Atom Egoyan's true crime drama "Devil's Knot," the pic's second key role in as many weeks to go to an unknown thesp. Currently a senior at Macon East Academy in Montgomery, Ala., Meriwether recently filmed a minor role in Warner Bros.' baseball drama "Trouble With the Curve," produced by and starring Clint Eastwood. Thesp began acting at age 11 at when he co-starred in "Richard III" at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. He joins Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in the project that will be produced and financed by Worldview Entertainment. As Variety first reported last week, college drama student James Hamrick will make his feature debut playing key defendant Damien Echols. 

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