Rebecca Ferguson To Star In Sci-Fi Film 'Life' From 'Safe House' Director And 'Deadpool' Writers

While everyone loved Rebecca Ferguson in Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation, her biggest roles are right around the corner. She's set to rejoin Tom Cruise in the next M:I film, and later this year she'll be seen in an adaptation of best-selling book, The Girl On the Train. Currently she's shooting The Snowman opposite Michael Fassbender, which is also set to be pretty big, but now she has landed what will be her first feature lead role, and it has a lot of talent already on board.

Ferguson will star in Life, a sci-fi film directed by Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) from Deadpool and Zombieland writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. The film centers on the crew of an international space station who retrieve a sample from Mars, only to discover that it shows dangerous signs of life. 

This could be an interesting project for Ferguson, but a lot of it depends on which Espinosa we get. After scoring big with Snabba Cash and Safe House, he hit a serious wall with the atrocious thriller, Child 44