Dublin-born singer-songwriter Samantha Mumba will make her feature film debut starring opposite Guy Pearce in the DreamWorks/Warner Bros sci-fi project The Time Machine, which is currently shooting in New York and Los Angeles.

Mumba, best known for her hit Gotta Tell You, joins a cast that also includes Jeremy Irons, Mark Addy, Philip Bosco, Phyllida Law and Sienna Guillory. The film, directed by Simon Wells and to be distributed in the US by DreamWorks and internationally by Warner, is based on the classic novel by H G Wells.