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July 13, 2007 08:08:18 GMT

Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, and Harry Treadaway have all been cast in Gil Kenan-directed fantasy adventure "City of Ember."


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Cast lineup of "City of Ember" is getting merrier now as four more talents have been smoothly added into the list.

Variety has reported that Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and newcomer Harry Treadaway have all agreed to take part in the fantasy adventure, joining the already-announced Bill Murray, Toby Jones, and Saoirse Ronan.

Adapted from Jeanne DuPrau's 2003 apocalyptic novel of the same name, project follows two teenagers, as the power source begins to fail and the lamps start to flicker, who search for clues that will unlock ancient mysteries about the city. Robbins is said to play an inventor harboring a secret while Treadaway will portray his teenage son.

Production is currently underway in Belfast, Northern Ireland under the direction of "Monster House" helmer Gil Kenan who is performing the task from Caroline Thompson's script. Pic is slated to open on October 10, 2008 through 20th Century Fox and will be marketed by the Fox-Walden joint venture.

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