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He’s not Resul’s Poe

Joaquin Phoenix’s representative has shot down reports which quoted Academy Award winning sound technician Resul Pokutty to claim that the actor is preparing to return to the big screen as author Edgar Allen Poe.

india Updated: Mar 16, 2010 00:56 IST

Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix’s representative has shot down reports which quoted Academy Award winning sound technician Resul Pokutty to claim that the actor is preparing to return to the big screen as author Edgar Allen Poe.



The

Slumdog Millionaire

sound designer had earlier been quoted by a tabloid saying that Phoenix was turning his back on his rap career to return to acting. He told the tabloid that the star had signed up to the play iconic American writer and poet in an upcoming movie.



But Pookutty’s claims have been dismissed by Phoenix’s rep, who told

GossipCop.com

that the star will not be appearing in the film. Phoenix quit Hollywood last year announcing plans to become a hip-hop star.