The project centers on Cas Lowood, played by Monaghan, who has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead. So did his father, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought o kill. Now, armed with his father’s mysterious and deadly dagger, Cas travels America with his mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. They follow legends and local lore, destroy the angry dead, and keep pesky things like plans for the future and friends at bat.
Hasson will play a ghost, Anna, who has killed each and ever person who has dared to step into the deserted home she used to call home. For reasons neither can explain, the two begin to realize that in their opposite, they may have finally found the one person who can help them unravel their complicated pasts and survive their present.
Trish Sie is directing the film with a script penned by Allison Wood. Meyer will produce through her Fickle Fish Films banner along with Meghan Hibbett and The Solution Entertainment Group’s Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel. Solution is financing and will introduce the project at Cannes while UTA Independent Film Group will rep US rights and handle packaging.
Emily J | Staff Writer