American actor Matt Dillon has been cast as a dashing driver in a new film based on the HERBIE series.

The 40-year-old will reportedly star alongside Michael Keaton and LINDSAY LOHAN in HERBIE: Fully Loaded, which begins production in Los Angeles next week (begs09AUG04).

The Disney film - about the adventures of a VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE with a mind of its own - follows on from THE LOVE BUG and three earlier sequels.

06/08/2004 19:26