Joel Edgerton Receives The Gift
We’re not sure how Dread-worthy this will end up being, but it sounds as if it may be right up our darkened alleys. Read on for your first details on the upcoming flick The Gift, which marks the writing/directing debut of actor Joel Edgerton.
From the Press Release:
Motion picture and television studio STX Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions have officially titled their Joel Edgerton-helmed film The Gift, it was announced today by Adam Fogelson, Chairman of STX Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group.
Set to debut on July 31, 2015, this chilling, contemporary psychological thriller marks the writing and directorial debut of acclaimed actor Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty, Warrior) and stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, and Edgerton. The film is produced by Rebecca Yeldham (On the Road, The Kite Runner) and Jason Blum (Whiplash, The Purge).
Can you really go through life having never wronged anyone? Even if you are unaware of how, or when, and even whom you may have wronged, chances are there is someone out there who won’t ever forget it… or you.
Simon (Bateman) and Robyn (Hall) are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with an acquaintance from Simon’s high school sends their world into a harrowing tailspin. Simon doesn’t recognize Gordo (Edgerton) at first, but after a seemingly coincidental series of encounters proves troubling, a horrifying secret from their past is uncovered after nearly 20 years.
As Robyn learns the unsettling truth about what happened between Simon and Gordo, she starts to question: How well do we really know the people closest to us, and are past bygones ever really bygones?