More casting news has come in via Deadline for the next film from Brad Anderson, Eliza Graves. David Thewlis (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) and Brendan Gleeson (Gangs of New York, The Raven) have joined the already amazing cast. Read on for details.
Thewlis (pictured) and Gleeson join the previously announced Jim Sturgess, Kate Beckinsale, Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley in the new psychological thriller from Nu Image/Millennium.
The film is loosely based on one of Edgar Allan Poe’s early works, an 1845 short story titled “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether.”
Sturgess will star as a Harvard Medical School grad who takes a job a mental institution where the inmates have taken over and are posing as doctors. He becomes obsessed with the title character (Beckinsale), one of the patients.
Producing are Bruce Davey, Mel Gibson, Mark Amin, and Cami Winikoff. David Higgins, Christa Campbell, and Lati Grobman are executive producing. Joe Gangemi wrote the script.
Shooting begins next week.
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