Eric Bana is about to be joined by Rachel McAdams in the time-warping love story "The Time Traveler's Wife."
Based on Audrey Niffenegger's novel, the project is set up at New Line with Brad Pitt's Plan B shingle producing and Robert Schwentke ("Flightplan") already in place to direct.
Bana will play a Chicago librarian with a genetic disorder that causes him to periodically zip around in time (you know that genetic disorder, right?). McAdams will play the woman he loves, an heiress who gets justifiably frustrated by all of that time traveling, as well as the wild fluctuations of age that accompany his jaunts. Absolutely no hilarity ensues.
McAdams has a strong history with New Line, working with the company on both "Wedding Crashers" and "The Notebook," two of her biggest hits. Most recently seen in 2005's "Red Eye" and "The Family Stone," McAdams will shoot "The Return" before "Time Traveler's Wife."
Bana, meanwhile, has "Lucky You" coming out in May and "The Other Boleyn Girl" set for release later this year. His last film was "Munich."Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times