Washington (ANI): Bruce Willis has signed on to star in sci-fi
thriller Surrogates. Jonathan Mostow will be directing the Disney
pic from a screenplay penned by Michael Ferris and John Brancato,
who collaborated with the helmer on his last film 'Terminator 3:
Rise of the Machines".
“The Surrogates" is based on a graphic novel from Top Shelf
Comix. The story is set in the near future, where humans live in
isolation and interact vicariously through surrogate robots who are
better-looking versions of themselves.
Willis plays a cop who, through his surrogate, investigates the
murders of others" surrogates. The cop is forced to venture from
his own home for the first time in years and unravels a conspiracy,
reports Variety. On board as producers are Mandeville"s David
Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, along with Max Handelman and Elizabeth
Movie is expected to be released through Touchstone, with Disney
eyeing a February production start in Boston.