Writer/director Andrew Niccol (‘Gattaca’, ‘The Truman Show’, ‘S1m0ne’) shall return once again to a sci-fi theme with his latest project ‘I’m Mortal’. And now Variety are reporting that actress Amanda Seyfried (below) has been cast as the female lead with the male lead still to be announced.
The New Regency production will be distributed by 20th Century Fox and will be set in the not-too-distant future where the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. The protagonist is a poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as – time keepers.
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