Warner Brothers has targeted Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis for the lead roles in sci-fi movie â€œJupiter Ascending.â€
According to Deadline, â€œJupiter Ascendingâ€ will be an original sci-fi story from Lana and Andy Wachoski. It will be their first major science fiction action franchise since â€œThe Matrix.â€
The plot is kept under wraps and production will begin later this year.
Tatum currently stars in the comedy â€œ21 Jump Street,â€ which is in theaters. He will be seen in the sequel â€œG.I. Joe: Retaliationâ€ and â€œMagic Mikeâ€ later this year. Kunis will be seen in Seth MacFarlaneâ€™s comedy â€œTedâ€ and the drama â€œTarâ€ later this year. She just wrapped up on Sam Raimiâ€™s â€œOz: The Great and Powerfulâ€ to be released next year.
As for the Waschowskis, they are currently in post production with â€œCloud Atlas,â€ which is scheduled for release later this year.