Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo in talks to join ‘After Earth’

According to Hollywood Reporter, Zoe Kravitz (X-Men: First Class) and british actress, Sophie Okenedo (Hotel Rwanda) are in their early talks to join Will Smith and Jaden Smith in ‘After Earth,’ a project that scribes Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli), Stephen Gaghan (Traffic), and M.Night Shyamalan has spent time working on its script.  M.Night Shyamalan is going to helm the project for Columbia, a sci-fi action adventure, in which humans no longer resides on Earth. Will Smith is playing a hero, while Jaden is his son, considered a failure as a warrior. When the two crash-land on Earth and it is up to the son to save his father.

If both, Kravitz and Okenedo signs on the dotted lines, Okonedo would play Will Smith’s wife, while Kravitz will limn as his daughter. The shooting will commence in about few weeks. After Earth is set to release on June 2013.


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