Leslie Odom Jr. and Cynthia Erivo Tapped for John Ridley's Needle in a Timestack

Film & TV News   Leslie Odom Jr. and Cynthia Erivo Tapped for John Ridley's Needle in a Timestack
 
The new film will also feature Freida Pinto and Orlando Bloom.
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Leslie Odom, Jr. and Cynthia Erivo Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Tony winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Cynthia Erivo have signed on to star in Needle in a Timestack, a new film about a married couple living in a world where time travel is possible, according to Deadline.

Oscar winner John Ridley is tapped to direct and pen the screenplay, adapted from the short story by Robert Silverberg. Ridley is the author of seven novels and won an Oscar for his 12 Years a Slave screenplay.

Freida Pinto and Orlando Bloom are also attached to star. BRON Studios will produce.

Read: BREAKDOWN OF TONY WINNER CYNTHIA ERIVO'S UPCOMING FILM PERFORMANCES

Erivo will soon be seen on the big screen in Widows, the upcoming film from director Steve McQueen and Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. Watch the trailer here. Odom Jr. was recently seen the remake of Murder on the Orient Express.

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