Lucy Liu, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, Suki Waterhouse, Margarita Levieva, and Jeffrey Wahlberg have joined FUTURE WORLD. The post-apocalyptic indie thriller will be co-directed by James Franco and Bruce Thierry Cheung with a script by Cheung, Jay Davis, and Jeremy Cheung.
The story follows a young boy of noble birth who embarks on a journey though the wasteland of this future world in order to find medicine for his dying mother. Armed with his faithful bodyguard and only a slim hope that this medicine actually exists, he must forge courageously on, facing danger and ultimately the Warlord of this world who has plans of his own as he takes control of a beautiful, life-like robot assassin.
Iervolino Bacardi, Monika Bacardi, Vince Jolivette, and Davis are producing through Dark Rabbit Productions. AMBI is financing and handling domestic distribution. AMBI Distribution is handling global sales.
The group joins previously cast Milla Jovovich, George Lewis Jr., and Franco.
Liu is repped by ICM and Framework Entertainment.
Method is repped by CAA and Smart Girl Productions.
Snoop is repped by WME.
Waterhouse is repped by CAA, Untitled Entertainment, and Independent Talent Group in the UK.