Duncan Jones follow-up to his excellent début Moon is coming along nicely. News today that Up in the Air star Vera Farmiga and Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang star Michelle Monaghan are set to play opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in the time-travel thriller Source Code.
The story revolves around Gyllenhaal’s character, a soldier who is sent undercover to investigate a terrorist incident on a train and finds himself in the body of an unknown commuter reliving the bombing over and over again. So Groundhog Day meets Under Siege 2.
Farmiga will play a a communications officer guiding Gyllenhaal as he travels back and forth through time, while Monaghan is a woman on the train with whom the unknown man is romantically involved.
The filming is scheduled to begin in March so expect a early to mid 2011 release.