Heigl joins Age of Adaline May 19, 2010 Katherine Heigl is immortal… Katherine Heigl has up to star in upcoming drama The Age of Adaline. The actress will reportedly play the title role in the epic love story’. The film centres on a young woman who finds she is unable to die after an accident. She later meets a man for whom she decides to give up her immortality. Filming is expected to begin in October.