star Tobey Maguire will join Indian actor Irrfan Khan and Tabu in Ang Lee’s movie adaptation of Yann Martell’s bestselling novel,
Life of Pi
. The American star will play a scribe in a small role, who interviews the grown-up Pi. The story centres on a 16-year-old Indian boy, played by Suraj Sharma, whose passage to America aboard a freighter ends in a shipwreck in the Pacific. Irrfan, best known for his roles in
A Mighty Heart
, is playing the adult Pi, who is being interviewed by a reporter.