PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Actors Robert Redford, Rooney Mara and Jason Segel are heading to the Ocean State for their latest film.
The Rhode Island Film Office announced Tuesday that filming for the science-fiction love story ‘‘The Discovery’’ is scheduled for March and April.
The film stars Redford as a scientist who proves the existence of the afterlife. Mara falls in love with his son, played by Segel. Charlie McDowell is directing.
Rhode Island native Erika Hampson is co-producing the film. Two of her previous films, ‘‘Infinitely Polar Bear,’’ and ‘‘Measure of a Man,’’ were filmed in Rhode Island.
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says the state’s unique locations make it the perfect place to film a movie.
There’s no word on exactly where filming will take place.