Disney has tapped Britt Robertson (“Under the Dome”) for a lead role in Brad Bird’s science-fiction vehicle “Tomorrowland” opposite George Clooney and Hugh Laurie.
Clooney has been cast as an inventor while Laurie will play the villain. “Tomorrowland” also stars Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.
Damon Lindelof and Bird are producing from their script, co-written with Jeff Jensen. The story centers on a high school girl with an unconventional understanding of technology, who is launched on a journey to reclaim her future.
Disney has dated the film, which was called “1952″ in its early development stages, for Dec. 12, 2014.
Robertson’s credits include the upcoming Vince Vaughn comedy “Delivery Man.” She’s repped by Innovative Artists.