by: Sammy Mink
Maika Monroe is the latest name to be added to the cast of THE 5TH WAVE. The sci-fi thriller begins at a time when the human race is on the verge of extinction and one of the last survivors on earth, an extraordinary young woman, goes on a mission to track down her younger brother who was abducted by the extraterrestrial creatures colonizing Earth. She is forced to align herself with a young man who holds a secret, and together, they must save mankind. Monroe will play the role of Ringer and joins Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson and Alex Roe. Liev Schreiber is in final talks to play the villain.
Monroe has recently made a name for herself after appearing in Sofia Coppola’s “Bling Ring,” Jason Reitman’s drama “Labor Day,” and upcoming thriller “The Guest.” Next up, Monroe is set to appear in drama sci-fi “Bokeh,” as well as thriller “A Relative Stranger” with James Badge Dale and Ethan Embry.