October 26, 2016
        "The Circle" and "The Lost City of Z": Which potential 2016 contenders got bumped to 2017?                Natalie Portman, Janelle Monáe, Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Stacy Keach at Hollywood Film Awards                Viola Davis will be campaigned in Best Supporting Actress for "Fences"                Mel Gibson to be Honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Michael Moore drops a surprise new film with "Michael Moore in TrumpLand"                Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for October                Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                "Manchester by the Sea" leads the Gotham Award nominations                Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Tom Cruise is in his action hero comfort zone with "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"                "Moonlight" could be A24's big Oscar horse this year                Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with "American Pastoral"                Hollywood Contenders: A second crack at Golden Globe predictions for 2016                "The Accountant" seeks to help give Ben Affleck another blockbuster                85 countries will be competing for Best Foreign Language Feature nominations at the Oscars        

Cillian Murphy close to joining Timberlake in “I’m.mortal”

By Sean O’Connell

Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like “Inception” actor Cillian Murphy will stay in the sci-fi genre for another interesting adventure.

The Irish star reportedly is in final negotiations to join Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake in “I’m.mortal,” a sci-fi drama from Andrew Niccol, director of “Gattaca” and “Lord of War,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Set in the not-too-distant future, “I’m.mortal” imagines a world where the aging gene has been switched off. Time now acts as mankind’s new currency, so we can avoid overpopulation of our planet. The rich can live forever, and the rest try to negotiate for their immortality.

Timberlake would play Will, a poor man who suddenly inherits a fortune, making him the target of a murder investigation. Murphy would play an officer from an organization known as Timekeepers.

According to the story, Niccol – who also penned “The Truman Show” – would start shooting in late September start for a 2011 release.

Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News,

Photo courtesy of PRPhotos.com

About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.