With George Clooney already on board, "House" star Hugh Laurie is in negotiations to join the movie as the antagonist (we'd wager "villain" is probably too strong a word), and that's all anyone is going to say for now. It will be his first tentpole-sized outing, though he was originally slated to be the baddie in "RoboCop" before he dropped out and was replaced by Michael Keaton. Again, not too many details are known except that it will be similar in spirit to "Close Encounters Of The Third Kind," which is a good thing to be referencing.
"Tomorrowland" opens on December 19, 2014. [THR]