Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises) is Steven Spielberg’s choice for the female lead in his film based on Robopocalypse according to Deadline. Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers) is playing the lead which in the book is named Cormac Wallace, leader of “Bright Boy” squadron.
Variety reports Ben Wishaw (the new Q in Skyfall) may join the cast as Lurker, the London computer hacker turned hero. Lurker’s cat and mouse game with the A.I. Archos is one of the creepiest and most suspenseful of the book to me. I’m already imagining what actor should voice Archos!
I love Daniel H. Wilson’s book about the robot uprising and humanity’s struggle to survive. I would love to see Hathaway and Hemsworth in any movie – I think they’ll have great chemistry – even in the aftermath of a robot apocalypse!