Butler to play little leprechaun

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, Last Updated: 5:16 AM ET

Gerard Butler is set to star as a cheeky leprechaun in an upcoming all-star fantasy movie.

The Scottish actor will be digitally shrunk for the as-yet-untitled film, which will also star Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet and Naomi Watts.

he plot sees Butler's character being kidnapped by Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott's on-screen baddies, who want to steal his treasure.

He tells Britain's Sunday Mail, "I play the most perverse, disturbing, disgusting, foul-mouthed leprechaun you could ever imagine. I've been kidnapped by Johnny and Seann so they can get their pot of gold. But they don't quite realise what they've bargained for."


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