In a bit of sad news, Mary has had to drop out of the sci-fi thriller ‘Ursa Major‘ which was getting ready to begin filming this fall. According to Deadline, Mary had to leave the film project due to scheduling conflicts. Mary was first attached to the movie opposite Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness‘ star Xochitl Gomez way back in August 2022. Taking Mary’s spot as the female lead will now be Jessica Biel.
Ursa Major was set on an earth-like planet, where a mother and daughter fight for survival while hiding from a group of relentless hunters. With the added threat of an imminent and deadly storm, Natalie — now a teenager — begins questioning her mother, Charlie, about who they really are, how they got here, and what they need to do to survive.
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In some suuuuper exciting news, it has been revealed via The Hollywood Reporter that Mary has landed her latest leading role!
According to the site, Mary will star in the film alongside Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness‘ star Xochitl Gomez, who played America Chavez in the superhero sequel. In Ursa Major, Mary and Xochitl will play Charlie and Natalie, a mother and daughter fighting for survival on an Earth-like planet, hiding from a group of relentless hunters with the added threat of an imminent and deadly storm approaches. But Natalie, now a teenager, has begun to question her mother’s decisions, her explanation of who there are, how they got here and what they need to do to survive.
The sci-fi thriller will be directed by brothers Jonathan and Josh Baker.
So thrilled to hear Mary landed a new project to work on and we’ll get to see her on the big screen! Her next upcoming project is the Disney+ series Ahsoka opposite Rosario Dawson. No word yet as to who Mary will play, but with the D23 Expo around the corner, news of her casting should hopefully be announced there.
And in other news for any industry biz lovers, Mary recently signed with Entertainment 360, a talent and literary management/production company that works with filmmakers to help produce content. Mary is still being repped by WME talent agency.