Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are in negotiations with Columbia Pictures to team with Will Smith and Jaden Smith in the M. Night Shyamalan-directed 1000 A.E.
The sci-fi action-adventure film takes place in a time when humans no longer live on Earth after it becomes inhospitable. Smith will play the hero, while Jaden, of course, will portray his son, who is considered a failure as a warrior. After the two crash-land on Earth, it is up to the son to save the father.
If a deal is made, Kravitz will portray Smith’s daughter, and Okonedo will play his wife.
Columbia Pictures is looking to start production in early 2012, with a release in June 2013.
Kravitz, who was recently honored with a rising star award at this year’s Bahamas International Film Festival, appeared in X-Men: First Class and stars in the indie drama Yelling to the Sky. She is also scheduled to shoot Fury Road, the fourth installment of the Mad Max movies, next year. The London-born Okonedo appeared in features such as Hotel Rwanda and The Secret Life of Bees.
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