Sam Worthington has had a heck of a sci-fi-stuffed 12 months.
First he caught our attention with Terminator Salvation and Avatar , then he went on to apply his hero model to the big bucks Clash Of The Titans remake.
Now he’s being lined up to play Quatermain, who first appeared in H Rider Haggard’s novel King Solomon’s Mines , in which he headed up an expedition to the lost mines of Africa.
The ever-reliable Heat Vision report that Worthington will produce the film adaptation for DreamWorks, with the movie version set in a time when the human race have left Earth behind.
After a time spent in space, Quatermain returns to Earth for a planet-wide search that takes King Solomon’s Mines ’ concept and beefs it up onto a bigger canvas.
Worthington will be having an interesting time juggling all these schedules, what with shooting of The Fields currently keeping him busy, rumoured links to Dan Dare and Dracula: Year Zero making his ears burn, and contractual obligations to Clash Of The Titans 2 and Avatar 2...
Think this sounds like a great flick for the Aussie hero?