Guillermo del Toro’s NIGHTMARE ALLEY Begins Filming
Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley with Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Rooney Mara, David Strathairn, and Holt McCallany has begun shooting.
Producer J. Miles Dale broke the news over on Twitter, writing:
Written by Del Toro with Kim Morgan Nightmare Alley is based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham and is a noir thriller set in a world of carnival hustlers and con men, telling the story of a mentalist who teams with a psychologist in order to swindle the rich.
Del Toro has already said that the film is going to be rated R.
It stars Bradley Cooper as Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, Cate Blanchett as Dr. Lilith Ritter, Rooney Mara as Molly Cahill, Toni Collette as Zeena Krumbein, David Strathairn as Pete Krumbein, Willem Dafoe as Clem Hoately, and Holt McCallany as Anderson.
Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, and Ron Perlman were rumor to have roles.
Nightmare Alley is directed by Guillermo del Toro from a screenplay he wrote with Kim Morgan based on the book by William Lindsay Gresham. Del Toro produces alongside J. Miles Dale.
Searchlight Pictures will release the film.