Rebecca Hall is set to star in Joel Edgerton’s untitled directorial debut, which Rebecca Yeldham will produce with Blumhouse and Blue-Tongue Films, TheWrap has learned.
Edgerton wrote the script and will co-star in the contemporary suspense thriller, which will start shooting early next year. The logline is being kept under wraps.
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Yeldham (“On the Road”) and Blumhouse principal Jason Blum (“Paranormal Activity”) will produce the indie movie in association with Edgerton’s Blue-Tongue Films.
Edgerton next stars opposite Christian Bale in Ridley Scott‘s “Exodus.” His feature film credits include “The Great Gatsby,” “Zero Dark Thirty” and the acclaimed MMA movie “Warrior.” He’s represented by CAA and attorney Bob Wallerstein.
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Hall starred in “The Town” with Ben Affleck and “Iron Man 3” with Robert Downey Jr., as well as Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” She’s repped by WME and Julian Belfrage and Associates.
Blumhouse’s most recent film “Ouija” has held the top spot at the domestic box office for the past two weeks, marking Blumhouse’s 7th microbudget film to hit #1. The company has the Jennifer Lopez thriller “The Boy Next Door” opening in January.
Yeldham is repped by attorney Craig Emanuel.