‘Tomorrowland’ Eyes Hugh Laurie as the Main Villain

The ‘House’ star joins George Clooney in director Brad Bird's secretive sci-fi project for Walt Disney Pictures.
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‘Tomorrowland’ Eyes Hugh Laurie as the Main Villain

Hugh Laurie will become the main villain in Disney's TomorrowlandHouse star Hugh Laurie is in talks to play the primary villain in Disney's secretive sci-fi project Tomorrowland, alongside George Clooney. Naturally, since very little is know about the movie itself, no character details were given.

The story is said to be in the same vein as the 1977 Steven Spielberg classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind, which followed a man searching for extra-terrestrials on Earth.

Nothing has been confirmed in regards to the story, but a report from earlier this month uncovered clues from a "mystery box" that was revealed on director Brad Bird's Twitter page. The box contained a number of items connected to the year 1952, which was previously the movie's working title.

Brad Bird is directing from a screenplay by Damon Lindelof. It isn't known when production will begin.

Tomorrowland was released May 22nd, 2015.

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  • skywise • 3 years ago

    Now this is an interesting choice for villain.


    • themoviefanatic • 3 years ago

      Since this movie is set to be released on December 19th 2014, i wonder if Pirates 5's teaser trailer will be released by then, like when Pirates 4's teaser trailer was released when Tron Legacy came to theaters on December 17th 2010 ?


      • themoviefanatic • 3 years ago

        Cool !


        • narrator • 3 years ago

          This project is shaping up incredibly well, between it's promising (and soon to be blooming) director, stellar cast, and Disney re-entering a cinematic hay-day with Marvel films. All in all, I have a feeling it'll sneak up on a lot of people.


          • ROFLitschristian • 3 years ago

            Can you ever go wrong with Hugh Laurie.


            • bawnian-dexeus • 3 years ago

              Oh Disney, how you continue to surprise me


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