Ang Lee has found his lead actor for his adaptation of Yann Martel's popular novel LIFE OF PI, reports ComingSoon.net. Seventeen-year-old Suraj Sharma will play the teen who is stuck in a boat on the ocean with a Bengal tiger, hyena, zebra and orangutan. The Delhi student was selected over 3,000 other young men who auditioned. David Magee (FINDING NEVERLAND) penned the script. Production will take place in Taiwan and India starting in January. Fox will release the 3-D film on December 14, 2012.