Tatiana Maslany and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are competing for the female lead in Ang Lee’s “Gemini Man”, says Heat Vision.
The film, an action movie starring Will Smith, tells of an an aging assassin who wants to get out of the business but finds himself in a battle with the ultimate opponent: his clone, who is 25 years younger and at the peak of his abilities.
Clive Owen is in talks to play the film’s villain, the head of the cloning program.
Maslany (“Orphan Black”) and Winstead (“Fargo”) are vying for the role of Danny, an operative who works for the same company as Henry and is tasked to surveil him. “Guardians of the Guardian Vol. 2” alum Elizabeth Debicki is also said to be in the mix.
The film is eyeing a February start with filming locations said to include Savannah, Georgia and Budapest.