GK Films topper Graham King is producing with Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe of Material Pictures. Sony is co-financing and distributing.
J Blakeson will direct from a script by Susannah Grant, who adapted Rick Yancey’s YA novel. GK Films made the casting announcement Friday via Twitter.
Exciting casting news for 5th Wave! pic.twitter.com/yz4BkCoKLJ
— gkfilms (@gkfilms) June 27, 2014
Moretz portrays a 16-year-old who survives four waves of deadly attacks against the Earth’s population and meets a mysterious young man, played by Roe.
Roe is a British actor who appeared in horror movie “The Calling.” Robinson starred in “The Kings of Summer” and will appear in Universal’s “Jurassic World.”
Roe is represented by WME, Luber Roklin and Associated International Management. Robinson is repped by UTA and Principato-Young Entertainment.