Derek Luke has boarded Mandate's Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, which stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley.
Lorene Scafaria wrote the script and is making her directorial debut on the film.
In the film, Steve Carell and Keira Knightley embark on a trip to find Steve Carell's lost love set against the backdrop of an asteroid hurtling towards Earth.
Derek Luke is playing Keira Knightley's love interest, an Army man who wants her to join him in a bomb shelter.
The movie, which stars William Petersen, Adam Brody and Rob Corddry, begins production next week in Los Angeles.