Carey Mulligan is one busy bee. The Oscar nominated actress just landed the coveted role of Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby, and now she’s been confirmed to star in Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s latest film. The actress alongside veteran female lead, Jodie Foster have been tapped to star in Stoker.
Stoker will mark Chan-wook’s English language debut in Hollywood, and the pressure is on. The film will center on “a young woman whose eccentric uncle comes back into her life after the death of her father.” He really has a thing for movie’s about unconventional familial relationships doesn’t he? If you haven’t seen Oldboy yet, just know that it goes to the darkest place you could imagine.
According to 24 Frames, Stoker is being produced by Ridley and Tony Scott’s company and is based on a screenplay written by Wentworth Miller. The same Wentworth Miller who spent four years on the Fox series, “Prison Break.” The actor majored in English Literature in college so we shouldn’t be that surprised that he’s started to write scripts. Mulligan will play the young woman, and Foster will appear in an unspecified role, while the uncle has yet to be cast.
What do you think about the line up for Chan-wook’s Stoker?