It has been announced that Chris Pine, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor have signed on to star in the Craig Zobel-directed Z For Zachariah.

This post-apocalyptic film is set to be produced by Tobey Maguire and his Material Pictures company, says The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is a psychological thriller which takes place after an apocalyptic event. Seyfried plays a woman who seems to be the only survivor until a scientist, played by Ejiofor, finds her farm and they fall in love. Later Chris Pine also finds the pair.

The film looks set to start filming in August and the script is an adaptation of Robert C O’Brien’s science fiction novel.

The film was announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival.