Director Mike Cahill is set to make his follow up to the Sundance favourite sci-fi love story, Another Earth (review), and will not only be sticking with a familiar formula, but also casting Brit Marling to star in the film. Marling co-wrote and starred in Another Earth, and Cahill plans to stick with the sci-fi with human drama formula for the follow up, titled I Origins.
Deadline reports that Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire), Brit Marling (Sound of My Voice),Astrid Berges-Frisbey (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), and Emmy-winner Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife).
There’s no word on when production begins, but here is the very interesting synopsis:
A molecular biologist (Pitt) works with his brilliant lab partner (Marling) to make a discovery that could have historical damaging ramifications. They travel to meet with an Indian girl who is the only person available to prove or disprove their theories. It’s about people. It’s about connections…