Ted Williams' 15 minutes may take him to Hollywood.
The homeless man whose golden voice and plea for a job won the hearts of millions in a viral video, is reportedly fielding an offer to appear in an upcoming movie opposite—wait for it—Jack Nicholson.
And no, it's not a remake of The Bucket List.
Williams told Entertainment Tonight that along with job opportunities pouring in by the boatload from the likes of the Cleveland Cavaliers, NFL Films and Kraft, just to name a few, he revealed that the Oscar-winning actor has reached out to him with some Broadcast News of his own.
"As a matter of fact, Jack Nicholson had contacted one of my in-laws who happens to be in Columbus, Ohio," Williams said. "They're supposed to be making a movie in which Jack is playing opposite a disc jockey, which he would like me to portray in the movie."
That's about As Good As It Gets we'd say. A rep for Nicholson was unavailable for comment.
The former radio man's career was derailed by years of drug and alcohol abuse until a Columbus Dispatch reporter's viral video transformed him overnight this week into a Susan Boyle-style sensation.
And it's been a whirlwind ride ever since. Not only did he record four audio spots for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese yesterday and appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, but his newfound fame led to a happy reunion with his elderly mother today, though it was nearly delayed due to a tug of war between rival morning gabfests. The Today Show and The Early Show both wanted the exclusive.
All we need now is for Donald Trump to get in on the action. In case you missed it, here's the original YouTube video that started it all: