Joseph Gordon-Levitt Channeling The Situation? — PHOTO

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is no stranger to taking on roles inspired by real people. In the 2011 film 50/50 Gordon-Levitt’s character was based on screenwriter Will Reiser’s actual struggles with cancer and developing project Lincoln will feature JGL as the 16th U.S. President’s oldest son. But the actor’s newest potential muse has been yanked from a very surprising venue: Jersey Shore. Below is a shot from Daily Mail of Gordon-Levitt on the set of his directorial debut, Don Jon’s Addiction, in which he stars as a beefed-up porn addict. From looks alone, some might surmise that the star has based his character off the one and only  Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.

Considering the fact that The Situation himself has recently undergone rehabilitation for his own addiction — painkillers, which he has since opened up about — this theory might hit a little close to home. But the similarities are largely aesthetic: the generally svelte JGL has packed on a few pounds of muscle, slapped on a tight v-neck, and has done… something… with his hair. If Gordon-Levitt’s character is modeled after the reality television star, Don Jon’s Addiction can add that to its list of reasons why it looks fascinating, including Tony Danza possibly coming on board as JGL’s dad.

Do we have a situation here or will JGL return to form?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt/The Situation

[Photo Credit: AKM-GSI; Wenn.com]

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Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.

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