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Kate Winslet in talks to join Idris Elba in The Mountain Between Us

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Kate Winslet is in talks to join Idris Elba in the survival drama The Mountain Between Us, a source tells EW.

The 20th Century Fox film is based on the Charles Martin book, which follows an engaged woman who charters a flight home to avoid weather delays. She meets a surgeon on the flight, and when the plane crashes, the two must work together to survive the snowy tundra.

Paradise Now’s Hany Abu-Assad is directing the romantic drama with Chris Weitz writing the most recent draft of the film.

Elba is voicing Fluke in the upcoming Pixar animated film Finding Dory. Winslet recently starred in Triple 9 and stars in the upcoming Collateral Beauty with Will Smith and Keira Knightley.