‘Shang-Chi’ star Simu Liu has joined the growing cast of the upcoming thriller ‘Hello Stranger.’

Liu joins Sam Worthington, Jordana Brewster, Robbie Amell and Alicia Sanz on the cast.

The film will follow Faye, a woman who attempts to replace her newly deceased husband, Evan, with an android simulant (SIM). Although SIM Evan appears like human Evan in every way, Faye does not feel the same love for SIM Evan as it does for her. SIM Evan tries to win Faye back while at the same time being on the run from a government agent chasing down SIMs who have become “conscious” and could potentially be a threat to humankind.

Myriad Pictures’ President and CEO Kirk D’Amico said: “We are all tremendously excited that Simu Liu has joined the cast of Hello Stranger. We think that Simu will absolutely do a great job with this pivotal role for April and the production.“

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April Mullen directs from a script by Ryan Christopher Churchill. Producers are Tim Doiron and James van der Woerd in association with their production company Wango Films, with Myriad’s Kirk D’Amico an executive producer.

Filming is currently underway in Toronto.

Liu burst onto our screens as one of the latest Marvel superheroes in ‘Shangi-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings.’ He will next star alongside Mark Wahlberg in the upcoming film ‘Arthur The King.’