Rosamund Pike takes on the role of scientific genius Marie Curie in the upcoming Radioactive.

Marjane Satrapi directs the biopic, which takes us on a trip that focuses on the private and public life of Curie, as well as the scientific breakthroughs that have kept hers a household name in the 21st century.

The movie also stars Anya Taylor-Joy, and Sam Riley as Pierre Curie.

Australian cinemas get Radioactive from June 11.