Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tom McCarthy, and the other supporting actors are almost enough to overshadow the apocalypse

By EW Staff
Updated November 20, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST

Chiwetel Ejiofor (The scientist)
You may know him as Huey Lucas in American Gangster
Up next 2010’s Salt, opposite Angelina Jolie

Morgan Lily (The daughter)
You may know her as the lemonade-stand girl on Curb Your Enthusiasm
Up next The 2010 coming-of-age comedy Flipped

Tom McCarthy (The boyfriend)
You may know him for directing The Visitor and The Station Agent
Up next A role in next month’s The Lovely Bones

George Segal (The jazz singer)
You may know him as a ’70s icon
Up next Love and Other Drugs (2010) with Anne Hathaway