2007-11-06 03:46:41 UTC
Connelly in contact with "Earth" redo
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jennifer Connelly will star
opposite Keanu Reeves in "The Day the Earth Stood Still," a remake of
Robert Wise's 1951 film about an alien who comes to Earth with a
message: Live in peace or be destroyed.
Connelly will play Helen, the scientist who makes first contact with
the alien named Klaatu (Reeves). The roles were originally played by
Patricia Neal and Michael Rennie.
The Fox project is scheduled to begin production next month in
Vancouver. Scott Derrickson ("The Exorcism of Emily Rose") is
Connelly is in theaters with "Reservation Road." Reeves starred last
year in "The Lake House" and "A Scanner Darkly."