Mara is the new love interest of Dr. Alexander Hartdegen from the 2002 film, The Time Machine. She is first seen nursing Alexander back to health after Alexander time traveled to the year 802,701. He asks her why can't he change the past. After Mara is kidnapped by the Morlocks led by Uber-Morlock, Alexander gets information from Vox to find the Morlocks, he is captured and thrown into an area, after the Uber-Morlock dies by rapidly aging, Alexander stops in the year 635,427,610 and travels back to rescue Mara and sets the time machine to self destruct mode to destroy all the Morlocks. By the end of the film, she and Alexander begin a romantic relationship as Alexander begins a new life in 802,701. She is played by Samantha Mumba.