There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about the cartoon “The Jetsons” and wonder why the hell do we not have robot maids by now? Or better yet, jet packs! It seems like lately all the buckets of bolts are good for is ending the world. Speaking of which …
Variety reports that Content has tapped Caity Lotz and Toby Stephens to play the lead roles in sci-fi action thriller The Machine. The story is set in the near future with Britain’s Ministry of Defense on the verge of developing a robotic soldier. A bug in the programming causes the prototype to destroy the lab and everyone in its path.
The film will be directed by Caradog James (Little White Lies). John Giwa-Amu from Red and Black Films produces while Content’s Jamie Carmichael is exec producer. Shooting will start July 23 in Cardiff, Wales. More as it comes.
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