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.
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.