The film, based on the Robert A. Heinlein short story 'All You Zombies," is written and will be directed by brothers Michael and Peter Spierig. It involves a secret government time traveling agency set up to prevent crimes.
Hawke was Tony-nominated for his performance in The Coast of Utopia trilogy. Additional stage credits include Blood From a Stone, Hurlyburly, and The Winter's Tale. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Training Day.