Kate McKinnon has signed on to star in Searchlight Pictures’ sci-fi epic In The Blink of an Eye, directed by Andrew Stanton (Wall-E), Deadline has learned.
The film follows three storylines, spanning thousands of years, intersect and reflect on hope, connection, and the circle of life. SVP f Production Taylor Friedman and Creative Executive Apolline Berty are overseeing for Searchlight Pictures, reporting to Heads of Production and Development Katie Goodson-Thomas and DanTram Nguyen.
Colby Day is penning the script. Jared Ian Goldman is producing with Day exec producing.
McKinnon, who is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters, is a versatile performer with a wide range of skills. She has proven herself to be adept at both comedy and drama, and her addition to the cast is sure to bring a new level of energy and excitement to the project.
Disney fans will best know Stanton for his work on the Pixar films Finding Nemo, WALL-E, and Finding Dory. In addition to his work at Pixar, Stanton also directed Disney’s live-action film John Carter. He was also a writer on the hit Disney+/Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi.