Sean Bean Joins ‘Jupiter Ascending’

The actor will play Stinger, a ’Han Solo-type character’ in The Wachowski’s upcoming sci-fi thriller.

Sean Bean joins Jupiter Ascending
Sean Bean joins Jupiter Ascending
Sean Bean has signed on to star in Jupiter Ascending, joining a cast that already includes Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, and Eddie Redmayne.

The story is set in a universe where humans are at the bottom of the evolutionary food chain, and one supreme leader rules all. The plot follows a young Earth woman (Mila Kunis) who is targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe, because she bears a striking similarity to the ruler. Channing Tatum plays the bounty hunter who is sent to kill the woman, but ends up falling for her in the process. Sean Bean is portraying Stringer, described as a "Han Solo-type character."

Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski are directing from their own original screenplay. When we reported in December that Eddie Redmayne joined the cast, it was believed that an early 2013 production start was being eyed, although an exact start date has not yet been confirmed.

Jupiter Ascending was released February 6th, 2015 and stars Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Douglas Booth, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Vanessa Kirby, Terry Gilliam, James D'Arcy. The film is directed by Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.

Sources: Deadline

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  1. TheObserver

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx same here and if youre going to make a movie out of a average/overused premise dont cast average actors as the too lead roles , cast actors with personnalities that will make us forget that were're being told the same storie a thousand time but with a different setting.

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  2. Nicholaus XX

    @TheObserver -- Channing Tatum is one of the most average actors out there, and the fact that he gets all these roles baffles me. Well, at least we don't have to worry about Taylor Kitsch anymore.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  3. Dylon J. Larose

    I hate when he is movies, cause you know the character will die

    2 years agoby @Larose13Flag

  4. TheObserver

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx couldnt agree more and the fact that tatum....ugh...
    @dan1 I have to rewatch the video comp of his multiple deaths on youtube to make my mind

    2 years agoby @TheObserverFlag

  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @dan1 Heroic Death or Sinister End ?

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. Dan

    Take your bets, live or die?

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  7. Nicholaus XX

    Such a silly, silly premise.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

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