Will Smith, ‘Legend’ director to reunite for ‘City That Sailed’?

Washington, July 9 (ANI): Francis Lawrence may be reuniting with his ‘I Am Legend’ star Will Smith for 20th Century Fox project ‘The City That Sailed’.

The director is developing the project, which is being produced by Smith’s Overbrook banner, with an eye to direct, reports the Variety.

The film’s story is about a father and daughter living on opposite sides of the ocean whose love is so strong that it causes Manhattan to split off and float across the Atlantic.

‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ scribes Brian Koppelman and David Levien will rewrite a script that originated from ‘Truman Show’ scribe Andrew Niccol. (ANI)

Orlando Bloom roped in for ‘The Cross’

Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Actor Orlando Bloom has been roped in to star in sci-fi film titled ‘The Cross’.

James Bond girl Olga Kurylenko also joins the cast along with French Vincent Cassel.

In the film, Bloom plays a man seeking to cross a mysterious border, something no one else has achieved, while Cassel plays the guard who will go to any lengths to foil him, reports Variety.

Kurylenko plays the female lead.

Andrew Niccol of the “Lord of War” fame will helm the project. He has initiated pre-production on the 24 million dollars sci-fi escape story, which is scheduled to start principal photography in July in Australia. (ANI)