Amanda Seyfried Signs on to ‘I’m.mortal’

The new Andrew Niccol film has found its lead actress.

Amanda Seyfried joins I'm.mortal
Amanda Seyfried joins I'm.mortal
We reported back in April that filmmaker Andrew Niccol was setting up a brand new sci-fi project and now he has found his lead actress. Variety is reporting that Amanda Seyfried has signed on for the lead in I'm.mortal.

The story revolves around a future society where the aging process stops at 25 and time becomes a form of currency, with the rich essentially becoming immortal and the rest of society struggling to survive. A poor rebel murders a man for his "time" and goes on the run, taking Seyfried's character hostage, when they discover that love is more powerful than immortality. The male lead in the film hasn't been cast yet.

Niccol will be directing the film from his own script for New Regency and it was said that all of the actors in the film will be in their mid-20s. No production schedule was released for the film.

In Time was released October 28th, 2011 and stars Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde, Shyloh Oostwald, Johnny Galecki, Colin McGurk, Will Harris, Michael William Freeman, Jesse Lee Soffer. The film is directed by Andrew Niccol.

Sources: Variety

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  1. Brian

    Ok, just stoked that this isn't another vampire movie. I thought from the title, it would be.

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    I love directors with a stunning creative vision like Niccol. This promises to be a unique sf experience.

    5 years agoby @dezzmondFlag

  3. Dan

    I liked the description up til the part about love being more powerful than immortality. Cor-ny lol. But who knows, might be good. I love me some good sci fi.

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  4. the Narrator

    Only movie I saw of Niccol's was Lord of War which I thought was good, but for this type of movie, Idk. I hope the cinematography is good for this future based movie.

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  5. the Narrator

    Whoa. Sounds intriguing and original.

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  6. ZanyZap

    Interesting idea, and as a few have mentioned, Seyfried's involvement is an added bonus.

    5 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  7. The Soylent Green Monkey

    Ehh, I have mixed feelings about Andrew Niccol, but this original idea (keyword being "ORIGINAL") sounds intriguing.

    5 years agoby @soylentgreen2Flag

  8. DoubleR0522


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  9. Cripple

    Sweet sweet.

    5 years agoby @crippleFlag

  10. sylar


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  11. ed_wood

    I'm very interested.

    5 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  12. ejk1

    Agreed. This is a very interesting concept. Seyfried's involvement is a huge plus.

    5 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  13. Diaigma

    Wow! Time is a form of currency? I like this concept. Very original. And Seyfried? Yummy :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

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