Max Irons will be joining
’s Jake Abel in
– not a remake of the South Korean monster movie (although that
being developed) – but the first adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s non-
Irons, 26-year-old star of
Red Riding Hood
and son of actor Jeremy, and Abel will take the lead male roles in the sci-fi that will see them star opposite Saoirse Ronan (
) before she is captured by a species called 'souls', after rebelling against their takeover of Earth.
Andew Niccol (
) is locked in to direct.
Its 2013 release will coincide with a
-shaped absence, with the final film
Breaking Dawn - Part 2
premiering next November.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
arrives in cinemas on 18 November.