Ridley Scott's Scott Free Films has released the first photo from Equals, featuring stars Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult.

Directed by Drake Doremus (Like Crazy, Breathe In), Equals is set in the future, where all emotions have been eliminated, although a viral disease can cause them to return. Take a look at the image below, then read on to see what both Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult had to say about the story.

<strong><em>Equals</em></strong> Photo

During a press event last month, Kristen Stewart said that she believes the plot, written by Nathan Parker (Moon), somewhat mirrors her own life.

"I'm definitely not afraid of 'feels.' My life revolves around it actually. Finding the balance between the head and the heart is important but I've always been very driven by the gut. Every thought or articulated emotion starts in shapes and colors and putting your finger on that is cool, but it's not necessary."

When asked if he would like to live in a world devoid of emotion, Nicholas Hoult had this to say.

"That obviously would be the easy way out, but no, I like to feel everything, take the highs and the lows."

Guy Pearce and Jacki Weaver co-star in Equals, which will hit theaters sometime next year.