Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) “Game of Thrones” star Gwendoline Christie has been roped in to join the cast of upcoming film “Darkest Minds”, which is based on a book with the same name by Alexandra Bracken.
Christie will be joining hands with earlier announced actresses Amandla Stenberg and Mandy Moore, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
Filmmaker Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for the “Kung Fu Panda” movies, will make his live-action directorial debut with the sci-fi project.
Set in an America where a pandemic has killed most of the children and teenagers, the story showcases teens with superpowers who are taken from their families and placed inside internment camps.
Stenberg is playing Ruby Daly, a 16-year-old with telekinetic powers who escapes her camp and joins a group of teens on the run from the government.
Christie will play a bounty hunter of fugitive teens who takes immense pleasure in her vicious job.