Ruth Negga Added To ‘Ad Astra’ Starring Brad Pitt

Loving star Ruth Negga has been added to the cast of New Regency’s upcoming sci-fi epic Ad Astra, joining Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones on the film.

Ruth Negga in 'Loving' for 'Ad Astra' news with Brad Pitt
‘Loving’ (2016)

The movie, which is to be directed by The Lost City of Z director James Gray, is said to tell the tale of a man sent deep into outer space to find a renegade scientist who poses a threat to mankind and just so happens to be his father.

The picture, co-written by director Gray and his writing partner Ethan Gross, will be co-financed by New Regency, 20th Century Fox and Bona Film Group, with Bona handling distribution in China and Fox handling North American and international markets.

Brad Pitt’s Plan B are teaming with RT Features and Keep Your Head Productions to produce the film.

Negga’s role is yet to be revealed.

There is currently no release date for this film.

Source: THR


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