News for Dec. 16, 2004

Bean Inhabits 'Island' with McGregor, Johansson

12/16/04, 6:30 pm EST - Xoanon

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sean Bean will join Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson in the cast of "The Island" for director Michael Bay. The DreamWorks project centers on a harvested being who becomes self-aware and tries to escape the utopia where he lives. Bean, who played Boromir in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, will take on the part of Merick, the chief antagonist. [More]