World War Z helmer Marc Forster has cast Gossip Girl star Blake Lively as his leading lady in his new movie, All I See Is You.

Lively, will star as a blind woman who regains her sight in the romance-drama, while Zero Dark Thirty star Jason Clarke will take on the role of her hubby.

In a statement Foster said, "Blake is an amazing actress with a huge on-screen presence, who I know will bring enormous talent to the role, and Jason is captivating, strong and fearless in his work.

"It is inspiring to me as a filmmaker to get the opportunity to work with the both of them."

Lively, can next be seen in The Age of Adaline, which is set for release on May 1, 2015.