LATEST: HOUSE OF WAX hunk Jared Padalecki will play beloved American artist THOMAS KINCADE in a new movie inspired by the painter's THE CHRISTMAS COTTAGE piece. Kinkade will co-produce the film, which follows his early days as an artist and what led to him creating the festive favourite picture, which is believed to be a holiday favourite in one of 10 American homes. PETER O'TOOLE will play Kincade's mentor GLEN WEISSLER.