Anne Hathaway will join Robopocalypse

Actress has said that if and when the project gets started, she will be involved

Anne Hathaway is reportedly signed up to Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming sci-fi project 'Robopocalypse'.

The 'Dark Knight Rises' star is keeping schtum on the details, but says that as soon as Spielberg has the film up and running, she will be on set.

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Hathaway... up for some Spielberg robot apocalypse action (Copyright: Rex)

“If Robopocalypse happens I will be in it,” she told Empire, “and I believe it’s quite real, though you never want to hang your hat on anything.

“Whenever I’m taking time off, I always joke to my team that I’m on vacation unless Steven Spielberg calls. And I was on vacation and Spielberg called. So I was like, ‘OK, put my money where my mouth is’.”

It was announced earlier in the year that 'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth was being sought for the lead role, among the most coveted in Hollywood right now.

British actor Ben Wishaw, recently seen as Q in the new Bond film 'Skyfall', is also thought to be on board.

The action is taken from the 2011 novel by Daniel H. Wilson, with 'The Cabin In The Woods' director and co-writer Drew Goddard adapting it for the screen.

The plot follows human survivors after a takeover of the Earth and an extermination of the human race by robots with artificial intelligence.