Glover, Newton, Platt In 2012

Danny Glover, Thandie Newton and Oliver Platt have joined Roland Emmerich’s epic disaster movie “2012” for Sony Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

John Cusack and Chiwetel Ejiofor have already been cast in the story of a global cataclysm and the heroic struggle of the survivors.

Glover is in talks to play the president, with Newton in discussions to play his daughter. Platt is in negotiations to play the president’s chief of staff.

Emmerich is directing a script he penned with his “10,000 BC” co-writer Harald Kloser. A July 10th 2009 release is planned with filming set to begin this July.