Actress Vanessa William has joined the cast of The Man From Earth: Holocene, a sequel to 2007’s sci-fi movie The Man From Earth.

The film also stars Sterling Knight, Brittany Curran, Carlos Knight and Akemi Look, reported Variety.

The storyline for the sequel is being kept under wraps until the film’s release in 2017.

David Lee Smith, who portrayed the lead character John Oldman will return.

The original film revolved around a college professor who’s actually a centuries-old caveman.

Richard Schenkman is returning to direct with shooting starting next week in Southern California.

Schenkman and Eric D Wilkinson are producing the sequel.