Pierce Brosnan has signed up to star in the feature-length adaptation of Brett Marty’s short film ‘Youth’.

Brosnan will play an engineer in the near future who’s about to retire at age 70 when his company pays him to undergo a procedure to rewind his body’s biological clock back to its prime. The process goes tragically wrong and his ageing begins accelerating rapidly, so he attempts a more dangerous treatment.

Marty will direct from a script he co-wrote with Josh Izenberg and Amelia Whitcomb. Jib Polhemus, Paul Schiff and Martin Brennan will produce alongside executive producers Laura Bickford and Hannah Leader.

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The original 2016 sci-fi short starred Jessica Stroup & George Maguire and won numerous awards on the festival circuit including Best Screenplay at the Las Vegas Film Festival.

Brosnan got his big break in the 1982 series ‘Remington Steel’, In 1994, Brosnan became the fifth actor to play the secret agent James Bond. He played the role until 2002 starring in ‘GoldenEye’, ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘The World Is Not Enough’ and ‘Die Another Die’. Brosnan also starred in the musical ‘Mamma Mia’ and it’s sequel with Meryl Streep. He also starred in ‘Mrs Doubtfire’ alongside Robin Williams.

Other films Brosnan has appeared in most recently are ‘The Only Living Boy in New York’, ‘Spinning Man’ and ‘Final Score’. His upcoming films include ‘The Kings Daughter’ and ‘Eurovision’. He has also been cast in the Sony Musical of ‘Cinderella’.