Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts have signed on to star in the family drama \u201cLeave the World Behind,\u201d for Netflix. The upcoming film is based on Rumaan Alam's upcoming novel. Netflix has headed now film rights to the novel, and the deal is believed to be a blockbuster payday for the two A-list stars. \u201cMr. Robot\u201d and \u201cHomecoming\u201d film's Sam Esmail will direct and write the feature adaptation of Rumaan Alam's upcoming novel. \u201cLeave the World Behind\u201d is a story revolves around two families, who are strangers to each other, forced together on a long weekend, which has gone terribly wrong. Julia Roberts will play the mother of the family that rents a house and Denzel will portray the homeowner. It will also reunite Julia and Esmail, who previously worked together on the first season of Amazon's\u00a0Homecoming. Meanwhile, Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts previously worked together in the 1993 legal thriller \u201cThe Pelican Brief\u201d film, which was directed by Alan J. Pakula from his adaptation of the John Grisham novel. The novel of\u00a0Leave the World Behind\u00a0will be published in October. For more News, Media & Entertainment,\u00a0Celebrity News Gossip,\u00a0Latest Movies\u00a0News,\u00a0Celebs photos, videos like or follow us on social media platforms. Feel free to join us on\u00a0Twitter,\u00a0Instagram,\u00a0Facebook,\u00a0Google News.