Atwell, Beckinsale, Kruger Vie For “Horizons”

Hayley Atwell, Kate Beckinsale and Diane Kruger are all vying for the second female lead role in Joseph Kosinski’s sci-fi drama “Horizons” at Universal Pictures says Deadline.

William Monahan and Karl Gadjusek penned the script which is set in an apocalyptic future where most people live high in the sky due to Earth’s surface being uninhabitable, a soldier stuck on the ground goes about his job repairing hunter drones which seek out and destroy members of a savage alien race.

He soon comes upon a beautiful woman whose craft has crashed nearby and together they set out on an epic adventure. The tale is based on the comic “Oblivion” from Radical Publishing.

Tom Cruise and Jessica Chastain are already attached to star in the film.