Shia LaBeouf has signed on to star in Universal’s techno thriller Dark Fields, reports Variety.
Neil Burger (The Illusionist) will direct the film, which is based on Alan Glynn’s 2002 novel “The Dark Fields.”
The story centers on a young man who comes into possession of the ultimate smart pill, and the events that ensue.
Leslie Dixon (Hairspray, upcoming The Birds) adapted the screenplay and will produce.
LaBeouf next will be seen in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Eagle Eye. He starts filming Transformers 2 this summer.