Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively has been cast opposite Ellen Burstyn in supernatural romance story, The Age of Adalin. The 26-year-old will feature in the romantic drama helmed by Lee Toland Krieger, taking over the lead role from Katherine Heigl.
The story is based on a young woman born at the turn of 20th century who is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man for whom it might be worth losing her immortality, according to Variety.
Lively last starred in Savages while Burstyn can next be seen in Draft Day and Interstellar.
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