Rachel Bilson has signed on to star in the sci-fi adventure, Jumper for 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises.

She takes over the role from Teresa Palmer and will play opposite Hayden Christensen. Doug Liman is directing with Samuel L. Jackson and Jamie Bell also in the cast; it's based on the Steven Gould novel, which follows a young man from a broken home who discovers he has the ability to teleport. Variety reports Jumper is planned as a trilogy; this first film was adapted by David Goyer, and rewritten by Jim Uhls and producer Simon Kinberg.

Jumper is currently shooting in Toronto for February 15, 2008 release.