Variety are reporting that Douglas had nabbed the leading role in an upcoming Warner Bros. sci-fi epic, “Jupiter Ascending”, which will be directed by the Wachowski siblings, Andy and Lana. Other thespians have also been previously attached to the piece including: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne and Sean Bean. Empire has expanded upon the synopsis and added tidbits as to the world the movie is set in.
At the moment information on Douglas’ character is being kept under wraps but it has been confirmed that he will be playing a leading role.
Pic is set in a time where humans are at the bottom of the evolutionary ladder, and it follows a woman who has been targeted for assassination by the queen of the universe. Source
The cameras should be whirring soon, especially given how quickly the cast seems to be coming together. We’ve got to admit that brief synopsis actually wants to make us see what the Wachowskis have come up with this time. Source