“Heroes” and Resident Evil actress Ali Larter is in talks to join Joshua Jackson in the new $130 million adaptation of Gerry Anderson’s 1970s UK sci-fi series UFO, reports Forbidden Planet. She will star as Col. Virginia Lake, played in the original series by British actress Wanda Ventham. UFO is the feature film version of the British TV series that will be directed by visual effects wiz Matthew Gratzner. Jackson will star as Paul Foster, a test pilot who joins S.H.A.D.O. (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defense Organization), a covert org built under a Hollywood studio that defends Earth against a race of aliens who have been abducting humans and using the body parts. The series was a cult hit in the ’70s. Larter is currently in Toronto shooting Resident Evil: Afterlife.
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