EXCLUSIVE– Tom Wilkinson is joining the cast of Lennart Ruff’s The Titan. Wilkinson joins the previously announced Sam Worthington and Ruth Wilson in the elevated sci-fi feature being produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones’ Automatik, Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken’s 42 and Arash Amel. Lennart Ruff directs the project, based on a original story by Amel (Grace Of Monaco). Max Hurwitz (Hell On Wheels) has written the screenplay. Set in a not too distant future, the story tracks the journey of a military family who are relocated in order to take part in a ground-breaking experiment of man’s genetic evolution into space. Voltage Pictures will is handling international sales at AFM with CAA handling domestic sales. Leon Clarance and Motion Picture Capital will be producing and fully financing. Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service) will also star.
Tom Wilkinson is repped by Principal Entertainment and Lou Coulson Associates. The evergreen thesp has Oliver Stone’s Snowden, Simon Aboud’s This Beautiful Fantastic and Nicolas Sparks adaptation The Choice in the pipelines.