13-year-old Josh Hutcherson (Zathura) has signed on to star in the fantasy film, Journey 3-D for Walden Media and New Line Cinema.

Brendan Fraser is already attached to the updated and 3-D version of Jules Verne classic science fiction novel Journey to the Center of the Earth. The Hollywood Reporter notes the story revolves around a scientist (Fraser) and his troubled nephew (Hutcherson) on an expedition in Iceland who stumble upon a mystery that leads them on a thrill-ride adventure, bringing them face to face with never-before-seen worlds and creatures beneath Earth's surface.

Fraser is executive producing the Eric Brevig-directed film; shooting for Journey 3-D is scheduled to begin June 10 in Montreal.