Bond Star Craig Eyes 'Blindness'

"Casino Royale" star Daniel Craig has set his sights on future without sight.

The actor is in talks to star opposite Julianne Moore in "Blindness," an adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The story revolves around an unnamed city where all but one of its residents have been struck with a mysterious blindness. Only the doctor's wife (Moore, presumably) can see, but affects blindness anyway in order to stay with her husband and others that have been ushered to live in an overcrowded asylum where society breaks down. There's no indication of which role Craig will take.

"The Constant Gardener" helmer Fernando Meirelles will direct the project.

Moore last starred in the Oscar-nominated "Children of Men." She'll next star in the upcoming sci fi thriller "Next" alongside Nicolas Cage and then in "Savage Grace," which centers on the real-life scandalous murder of a well-to-do British woman by her son.

Before starting his next Bond film, Craig will appear in the adapation of the children's novel "The Golden Compass" and also in the Nicole Kidman sci fi thriller "The Invasion."

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