Washington, Apr 14 : American actor/comedian Shia LaBeouf has been roped in to star in Universal's techno thriller titled 'Dark Fields'.
The film is based on Alan Glynn's 2002 novel 'The Dark Fields'.
The plot revolves around a young man who comes into possession of the ultimate smart pill, and the events that ensue, reports Variety.
The film will be directed by Neil Burger of 'The Illusionist' fame.
Leslie Dixon of 'Hairspray' adapted the screenplay and will also be producing the film.
The upcoming projects of LaBeouf include 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' and 'Eagle Eye'.