Raffey Cassidy for George Clooney's Tomorrowland
Story by Jack Foley
YOUNG British actress Raffey Cassidy is to star alongside George Clooney in top-secret sci-fi movie Tomorrowland.
Directed by Brad Bird, the Disney feature is remaining tight-lipped about plot details although speculation is rife that the story is in the vein of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Steven Spielberg’s 1978 movie about a man searching for extra-terrestrials on Earth.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cassidy will play a young girl robot who has been around for decades. She also knows several fighting styles and has had a previous relationship with Clooney’s character, who is described as a bitter inventor.
Hugh Laurie is also among the cast as the movie’s antagonist.
The script has been co-written by Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen, an editor at entertainment magazine Entertainment Weekly.
She also appears in the TV series Mr Selfridge alongside Jeremy Piven and plays the title character in the indie Molly Moon: The Incredible Hypnotist.
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