Winona Ryder & Rob Downey Jr In 'Scanner Darkly'

Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson and Rory Cochran are to join Keanu Reeves in the drama A Scanner Darkly, according to Variety.

Richard Linklater will direct from his scripted adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel.

The scenes are to be shot in traditional live action undertaking, but then Linklater will turn the footage into animation, much as he did with Waking Life.

Tale concerns an undercover drug officer (Reeves) in the future who becomes addicted and develops a split personality. Novel was said to have been influenced by the drug experiences of the author, whose books have been the basis of such sci-fi films as "Total Recall" and "Minority Report."

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