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  • Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong (Photo Credit: Facebook/Studio Canal)

    The first photo from the set of Stephen Frears's untitled Lance Armstrong biopic, which stars Ben Foster as the disgraced cycling champ, has just surfaced, and it's going to make you do a double-take for sure.

    In the shot, a toned, sweaty Foster sports the cyclist's signature yellow as he passes cheering fans — and he bears an uncanny resemblance to Armstrong. The still easily could be mistaken for artwork from one of the Tour de France winner's Nike ad campaigns (pre-2012, of course).

    Prior to this potentially career-defining role, Foster has been best known for his appearances in "3:10 to Yuma," "The Messenger," and "The Mechanic." Most recently, he portrayed William Burroughs in the loosely biographical drama "Kill Your Darlings," and starred opposite Rooney Mara in "Ain't Them Bodies Saints."

    But it isn't just his work on-screen that's getting attention lately. Foster, 32, also happens to be the current beau of Sean Penn's ex, actress Robin Wright, 47, who has been at the actor's side

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