John Malkovich, Sofia Boutella and Gemma Chan cast in new horror film NEON
NEON has announced the casting of its next horror film Hello, which will be written and directed by Singer Tilman. Hello will be the star Hunter Schafer, John malkovich, Gemma chan, and Sofia boutella.
Schafer made her acting debut as Jules in the HBO series Euphoria, which is currently her only credited role. She collaborated with the creator of the series Sam levinson so that his character reflects his own experience. Schafter was also on TIME’s Next list of 100 Emerging Leaders Shaping the Future.
Malkovich, meanwhile, had a long acting career, having starred in more than 70 films. These included Fields of death, Of mice and Men, Air conditioning, Curves, Being John Malkovich, Red, and TTransformers: Dark Moon. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for his roles in Places in the heart and In the crosshairs. Malkovich also had several roles on television, starring in Black beard, Cross bones, and The new pope.
Chan is well known for her role in the hit comedy Crazy Rich Asians. She also appeared as the antagonist in Raya and the last dragon and is part of the MCU with roles in both Captain Marvel and the next movie Eternals. Chan received the Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future award, becoming her fifteenth recipient. Boutella is best known for her landmark role in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service. She also starred in films such as The Mummy, Atomic blonde, and Climax, as well as in an episode of the series Modern love.
Jan Bluthardt, Zita Hanrot, and Proschat Madani will also be part of the cast. Hello is Tilman’s second feature film after Luz, and will reunite the filmmaker with several members of the crew of this debut film, including Paul Faltz as director of photography, Simon waskow as a composer, and Dario Mendez Acosta as head decorator. Hello is produced by Ken kao, Josh Rosenbaum, Markus Halberschmidt, Maria Tsigka, and Thor bradwell.
NEON recently debuted with three Cannes Film Festival titles and won his second consecutive Palme d’Or with his film Titanium. They also created the anthology feature film The year of the eternal storm. In the same way Hello, the company’s upcoming list also includes To flee, Spencer, A second, and Little mom, with the latter two premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
While there is no release date or plot information for Hello currently, the horror film will begin principal photography in April 2022.
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