EXCLUSIVE: As manufacturing of Studiocanal and The Picture Company’s horror thriller Baghead begins, Deadline has realized that War Horse actor Jeremy Irvine, Top of the Lake Emmy nominee Peter Mullan, You actress Saffron Burrows, and Netflix Dark actress Julika Jenkins have joined the function alongside beforehand introduced Ruby Barker and Freya Allan.
Baghead is tailored from the pageant fave brief movie of the identical title and shall be directed by Alberto Corredor who additionally directed the brief. Christina Pamies and Bryce McGuire wrote the screenplay. Baghead follows the enigmatic Baghead, a diminutive wrinkled up one that is ready to manifest the lifeless and produce them again to our world for transient intervals of time. People search out the medium to reconnect with lost family members. Once in touch with Baghead nonetheless, the title character’s true powers and intentions are revealed and there’s a excessive worth to pay for its contact with the deceased. Barker portrays a younger girl who should face off with Baghead and put a cease to its maniacal evil in any respect prices.
The Picture Company companions Alex Heineman & Andrew Rona are producing underneath their deal at Studiocanal. Vertigo’s Roy Lee is serving as EP together with Alibi’s Jake Wagner. Corredor and Lorcan Reilly, the duo who created the brief, will even EP. Rona and Heineman additionally produced the brief movie switch Come Play at Amblin which Jacob Chase directed. Studiocanal’s Ron Halpern, Shana Eddy and Rachel Henchosberg are overseeing Baghead.
Irvine could have a flip within the upcoming DC Green Lantern collection, stars in Terence Davies’ Benediction, and films The Professor and the Madman, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, The Woman in Black 2, Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, and the Nicole Kidman film The Railway Man. He is repped by Independent Talent Group, UTA and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham.
Mullan stars within the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Rings collection, in addition to Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad, as James Delos in HBO’s Westworld, and as Jacob Snell in Netflix’s Ozark collection. He obtained a Miniseries supporting actor nomination for his flip in Top of the Lake. Mullan is repped by Markham, Froggatt & Irwin.
Burrows stars on Netflix’s You as Dottie Quinn, which simply obtain a fourth season renewal, and has starred on such collection as Mozart within the Jungle, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and options The Bank Job, Troy, Deep Blue Sea, Hotel, and Peter Pan. She is represented by The Artists Partnership, ICM, Berwick & Kovacik, and Yorn, Barnes, Levine, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, Endlich & Gellman.
German born actress Jenkins stars as Claudia Tiedemann in Dark and likewise stars in Epix’s Berlin Station, Mittagsstunde and Un homme et son chien reverse Jean-Paul Belmondo. She is repped by Funke & Stertz GMBH.
Baghead provides to a number of tasks The Picture Company has with Studiocanal together with Gunpowder Milkshake which premieres on Netflix this July and the Liam Neeson thriller Retribution which is at present capturing in Berlin. They additionally simply acquired the podcast Shipworm in an public sale for a function adaptation.