Patrick Schwarzenegger to appear opposite Taylor Lautner in 'Grown Ups 2'
Patrick Schwarzenegger is working his way into show business, appearing opposite Taylor Lautner in "Grown Ups 2," a sequel to the 2010 comedy about a group of childhood friends who orchestrate a reunion.
In the movie, Schwarzenegger and Lautner portray frat boys along with Jimmy Tatro, "Wizards of Waverly Place" star David Henrie and "Heroes" actor Milo Ventimiglia.
"Amazing first day on Grown Ups 2 with my frat brothas @jimmytatro @davidhenrie so happy to be part of this," Schwarzenegger Tweeted on July 5.
The film also stars Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Andy Samberg, Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph and David Spade.
The young Schwarzenegger previously had a role in "The Benchwarmers" as "Jock Kid." He will also appear opposite Lily Collins, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Connelly, Stephen King, Greg Kinnear and Logan Lerman in the 2013 film, "Writers."
Schwarzenegger, the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kennedy family member Maria Shriver, recently made headlines after celebrating Independence Day at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts with pop singer Taylor Swift and her friend "Glee" star Dianna Agron.
The pair sparked rumors of romance after being photographed hugging each other. The 22-year-old singer is reportedly close to the Kennedy family.
Schwarzenegger made headlines in March after getting into a skiing accident in Sun Valley, Idaho.
The 18-year-old famously dropped the last actor's last name from his Twitter profile and adopted Shriver's after it was revealed that Schwarzenegger had fathered a child with the family's housekeeper while he was married to the teenager's mother.
Lautner was romantically linked to singer Taylor Swift for three months in 2009 after the couple appeared in the movie "Valentine's Day" together. Swift's single "Back to December" is reportedly about her relationship with the "Twilight" star.
The 19-year-old actor is best known for his role as Jacob Black in "The Twilight Saga" franchise. He recently dated his "Abduction" co-star Lily Collins but the two broke up earlier this year.