The New World: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Native American actors Wes Studi and August Schellenberg are on their way to The New World, director Terrence Malick's take on the Pocahontas tale for New Line Cinema.
Joining the two are Raoul Trujillo and Michael Greyeyes. The project is set against the backdrop of 17th century America in the nascent Jamestown, Va., settlement where the culture of European explorers collided with that of Native Americans. It focuses on the relationship between explorer John Smith and young Indian princess Pocahontas.
Colin Farrell already has been cast as Smith, and Christopher Plummer is set as English officer Capt. Christopher Newport.