Charlize Theron in Talks to Join Ridley Scott’s 'Prometheus'

Charlize Theron Fashion Night 2010
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Charlize Theron attends the Dior celebration of Fashion's Night Out at Christian Dior Madison Avenue Boutique on September 10, 2010 in New York City.

Charlize Theron is in final talks to star in Ridley Scott’s high-profile Prometheus, from 20th Century Fox.

Event film is slated for release on June 8, 2012.
Theron will star opposite Noomi Rapace, star of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and Michael Fassbender. 
Prometheus has morphed from being an Alien prequel to original sci-fi tentpole.
Damon Lindelof  is working together with Scott on the new script, which was originally written by Jon Spaihts and based on an idea by Scott. 
Theron is repped by WME and One Talent Management.