Buffy’s Marc Blucas joins Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Wichita project

Buffy star Marc Blucas has been cast in James Mangold’s untitled Wichita project opposite Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz and Maggie Grace.

The spy thriller follows an upbeat Midwestern woman (Diaz) who goes on a blind date with Cruise’s character, who turns out to be a federal agent. She gets pulled into a violent worldwide journey to pro¬tect a powerful battery that holds the key to an infinite power source.

Blucas will play the woman’s fireman ex-boyfriend, who is still smitten with her and becomes confused by the agent’s overtures of friendship.

Shooting is scheduled to begin next month in Boston.