Jacob Davich has been tapped for a role in Dimension’s “The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3-D,” slated for a June release.

He will play Minus, a bully who terrorizes a 10-year-old boy, Max, who has a pair of imaginary superhero friends. Pic also stars George Lopez and newcomers Taylor Dooley, Taylor Lautner and Cayden Boyd. Robert Rodriguez will write and direct.

Lensing starts later this month at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.

Davich recently wrapped shooting for Sony’s “Fun With Dick and Jane,” in which he will play Laurie Metcalfe’s son. He makes his feature debut in December as the young Howard Hughes in Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator.”

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