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Alicia Vikander To Star In #TheCircle

The feature adaptation of The Circle , has been written and will be directed by James Ponsoldt ( The Spectacular Now ). The film is being produced by Hanks and Goetzman for Playtone, Anthony Bregman for Likely Story, and Ponsoldt. Alicia Vikander  (Ex Machina) will star alongside Hanks. Three other major roles are currently out to casting and will be announced shortly. Shooting on The Circle will start August 2015 in California Eggers’ novel focuses on a young woman who is hired for a big job in an Internet monopoly called the Circle, which links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. The novel turns into a contemporary thriller about the perils of life in a digital age where personal data is collected, sifted and monetized and used for surveillance, rendering privacy obsolete. This project marks the second time Hanks has collaborated with