The last actor to sign for the Sam Raimi-produced an action thriller A boy kills the world East Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”), The deadline is reported this afternoon.
Deadline notes: “Michelle Dockery will play the sister of the Van der Koy family in the film. Melanie is a powerhouse satirist and sociopath who tries to project a cohesive powerful family image to hide the desperation behind their decaying dynasty.
Famke Janssen (The postcard murders) and Sharlto Copley (District 9) joined the cast earlier this week, with Brett Gelman (stranger things), Quinn Copeland (of peacock Punky Brewer), and twins Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti (big little lies).
happy day of the dead Star Jessica Rothe is part of an ensemble cast that includes the previously announced Bill Skarsgard (THIS), yayan ruhian (John Wick 3, The Raid: Redemption), Andrew Koji (Warrior, snake eyes) and Isaiah Mustafa (It: Chapter 2).
Moritz Mohr is directing the film, written by Arend Remmers (Sloborn) and Tyler Burton Smith (Kung Fury: the movie). A boy kills the world is said to be a “one-of-a-kind action spectacle set in a dystopian fever dream reality”.
“Boy (Skarsgård) is a deaf-mute with a wild imagination. When his family is murdered, Boy escapes into the jungle and is trained by a mysterious shaman to quell his childish imagination and become an instrument of death.
Sam Raimi is producing the film alongside Roy Lee.