She’s already reunited with “Sound of My Voice” director Zal Batmanglij on “The East”, and now Brit Marling has lined up her second collaboration with her other Sundance partner, “Another Earth” director Mike Cahill on his sophomore feature, “I Origins.”
Deadline reports Marling, Michael Pitt, French actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey, “The Walking Dead” star Steven Yeun and “The Good Wife”’s Archie Panjabi will star in the sci-fi drama. Marling will be strictly acting in this one, with Cahill having written the script himself. Pitt has the lead role as a molecular biolgist who, along with his lab partner (Marling), “uncovers startling evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.” No word on when filming will begin.
Marling, a Sundance staple with the aforementioned “Another Earth”, “Sound of My Voice”, “The East” and “Arbitrage”, fecently wrapped up shooting on young Lincoln biopic “The Green Blade Rises” as well as dark art world comedy “Posthumous.” She is attached to literary adaptation “The Grace that Keeps This World” and most recently Civil War drama “The Keeping Room.”
Pitt is a regular on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” while Berges-Frisbey was last seen in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.”