Egyptian actor Amr Waked has joined the cast of the sci-fi tale "Geostorm" says Variety.
The story sees Gerard Butler play a charming, yet stubborn satellite designer who, when
the world's climate-controlling satellites malfunction has to work
together with his estranged brother (Jim Sturgess) to save the world from a
giant man-made storm. As the designer heads into space, the brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president (Andy Garcia).
Wakd will play the French head of security at an international space
station when the earth’s climate control satellites fail to function.
Katheryn Winnick will play the ex-wife of Butler's. Abbie Cornish will play Stugess' Secret Service agent girlfriend. Ed Harris will play the Secretary of State.
Dean Devlin calls action here from the script he penned with Michele Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney ("Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows")
David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan will produce the film.
The film is currently
shooting in New Orleans.