Actress Mila Kunis has been added to the cast of THE BOOK OF ELI from Warner Bros. and Alcon Ent. and starring Denzel Washington, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Albert and Allen Hughes are directing the action thriller about a lone hero named Eli (Washington), who fights his way across the wasteland of a near-future America to protect a sacred book that might hold the key to saving the future of humanity.
Kunis will play Solara, enlisted to betray Eli and ultimately joining forces with him. Alcon is financing and co-producing the film with Silver Pictures. WB will distribute domestically and Summit will handle international sales.
Filming begins this February in New Mexico. Kunis, best known for her longtime role on FOX's THAT 70S SHOW, recently starred opposite Mark Wahlberg in videogame adaptation MAX PAYNE.