First Look: Amanda Seyfried And Justin Timberlake In Andrew Niccol's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Now'

by Simon Dang
October 28, 2010 2:55 AM
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Here's a first look at Amanda Seyfried rocking a red bob with a very un-Sean Parker-like Justin Timberlake on the set of Andrew Niccol's sci-fi thriller possibly titled "Now."

The two reunite after supporting roles in Nick Cassavetes' "Alpha Dog," but now find themselves as leads with Timberlake playing a rebel from the ghetto who is falsely accused of murder and is forced to go on the run with Seyfried's beautiful hostage. The story though is, of course, set in a world where time has become a currency with the rich achieving immortality and never aging past 25. Vincent Kartheiser co-stars as Seyfried's father, Olivia Wilde as Timberlake's mother, Johnny Galecki as Timberlake's alcoholic best friend, Cillian Murphy as a law enforcer known as a 'timekeeper' and Collins Pennie as Murphy's right hand man.

It's been far too long between drinks for Niccol, whose most recent efforts didn't exactly live up to hype of his brilliant debut, "Gattaca," which was shortly followed by a writing and producing credit on Peter Weir's "The Truman Show." Hopefully, he can replicate that type of compelling high concept science fiction with this, a joint production between Strike Entertainment trio Eric Newman, Marc Abraham and Kristel Laiblin.

The project, formerly and horribly titled "I'm.mortal," is currently shooting and is probably a good bet a for second half 2011 release through 20th Century Fox. [JustJared/Zimbio/DailyMail]

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7 Comments

  • anonymous | March 17, 2011 6:22 AMReply

    What role is Alex Pettyfer playing in the film????

  • Mechanical Shark | October 28, 2010 9:12 AMReply

    weeeeeeeiiiiird. Seyfried looks like Dakota Fanning might at age 25.

  • BradZuhl | October 28, 2010 5:10 AMReply

    Really cool to hear Andrew Niccol is shooting again. I loved Gattaca and Truman Show, so hopefully this'll complete the trifecta.

  • Jug | October 28, 2010 4:31 AMReply

    I love how this movie started out being about people under the age of 25 running the world & old people are powerless, & now its about pretty people running the world & ugly people are powerless

  • Hieu | October 28, 2010 3:20 AMReply

    ^ I couldn't agree with you anymore. That red bob looks pretty cute on her.

  • jl | October 28, 2010 3:08 AMReply

    In a parallel universe, this is Jason Statham and Amy Smart

  • Kevin Jagernauth | October 28, 2010 3:00 AMReply

    I think I speak for most male members of The Playlist when I say Amanda Seyfried + short red bob = amazing.

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