JJ Abrams’ God Particle casts Selma and Jupiter Ascending stars

The latest JJ Abrams-produced sci-fi casts up

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We’ve only just had a JJ Abrams-produced project with the awesome 10 Cloverfield Lane, but there’s another one in the works with a damn fine cast.

David Oyelowo is in negotiations to join the cast of God Particle
David Oyelowo is in negotiations to join the cast of God Particle

Variety reports that God Particle, which will be directed by Julius Onah (This Girl Is In Trouble), will star David Oyelowo (Selma, A Most Violent Year) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Jupiter Ascending, Concussion).

Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star alongside David Oyelowo
Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star alongside David Oyelowo

God Particle has been gestating for a long time but it’s finally getting going, and “takes place in the near future. It centers on a team of astronauts who make a terrifying discovery that challenges all they know about the fabric of reality, as they desperately fight for their survival.”

A release dateĀ of 24 February 2017 has been set for the film, with production starting soon.

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