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Britt Robertson Lands Key Role in George Clooney's 'Tomorrowland'

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<p> Robertson, who stars in the CW&#39;s new supernatural series <em>The Secret Circle,</em>&nbsp;says she appreciates the buzz that comes with the show. &quot;We&#39;re working with <strong>Kevin Williamson, </strong>who did <em>The Vampire Diaries. </em>It has a sort of cult following, and I think because of that, and since we are sort of its sister show, people are excited for <em>The Secret Circle. </em>I guess we&#39;re just hoping that we don&#39;t let people down.&quot;</p>   |   Joe Pugliese
The "Under the Dome" actress will co-star with Clooney and Hugh Laurie in Brad Bird's movie for Disney.

Actress Britt Robertson has been cast in a lead role in Disney's high-profile George Clooney adventure Tomorrowland
 
Robertson (Under the Dome, Delivery Man) will play a high school girl with an unconventional understanding of technology who is launched on a journey to reclaim her future. THR previously reported that Robertson was one of two finalists for the role.
 
The film, which is set to hit theaters Dec.12, 2014, is being directed by Brad Bird, produced by Damon Lindelof and Bird, and written by Lindelof, Bird and Jeff Jensen.
 
Robertson joins a cast that already includes Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson.
 
She’s repped by Abby Bluestone at Innovative Artists.

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