The Ghost Club actress Britt Robertson has landed the leading role as Casey Newton in Brad Bird's Disney sci-fi film Tomorrowland.

The 23-year-old actress, who plays Angie in Under The Dome, will work alongside George Clooney and Hugh Laurie in the sci-fi project.

Britt will play a school girl with exceptional knowledge of technology, who goes on a mission to reclaim her future.

Meanwhile, Hugh Laurie has been confirmed to play villain David Nix, while George Clooney will play grizzled inventor, Frank Walker.

Tomorrowland is expected to hit cinemas on December 19, 2014.