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Anne Hathaway In Talks to Join Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse'

While Steven Speilberg's adaptation of the Daniel Wilson novel Robopocalypse is a few years from hitting theaters, the film is closnig in on making its first casting announcements.

Earlier this year, Spielberg had mentioned that he was eyeing Chris Hemsworth for a lead role. Today, THR reports that Anne Hathaway is in talks to join the sci-fi flick in the female lead role.

Former Fox Studios chief Tom Rothman has also signed on to produce the film. Filming is scheduled to being in early 2013 with a current release date of April 25, 2014. The film will be co-distributed by Disney and Fox Studios, with Disney handling domestic distribution and Fox handling the international box office.

Robopocalypse explores the fate of the human race following a robot uprising. The novel has been adpated into a screenplay by Drew Goddard, who is best known for his writing work on LOST and this year's Cabin in the Woods.

Would you like to see Hathaway in what is sure to be a major Spielberg tentpole blockbuster?

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