Little Girls star Saoirse Ronan, Judas and the Black Messiah star LaKeith Stanfield and Regular Folks breakout Paul Mescal are teaming up for Foe, a sci-fi thriller function. Primarily based on Iain Reid’s bestselling novel, Lion director Garth Davis will helm the movie from a script he wrote with the writer.
In response to Deadline, Foe is a taut, sensual, psychological mind-bender set within the close to future the place company energy and environmental decay are ravaging the planet. Junior (Mescal) and Hen (Ronan) are a younger couple married seven years and dwelling a solitary life on their remoted farm. One evening, a stranger named Terrance (Stanfield) knocks on their door, bringing information that throws their lives into turmoil: Junior has been randomly chosen to journey to a big, experimental area station orbiting Earth.
Essentially the most uncommon half? Preparations have already been made in order that when he leaves, Hen received’t have an opportunity to overlook him, as a result of she received’t be left alone. Hen may have acquainted firm that pushes her to make a life-changing determination.
Davis, who all the time needed to make a sci-fi function, mentioned the novel was an unputdownable learn for him. “It’s extremely suspenseful, very shifting and handled sci-fi in a most grounded method that spoke to the place we’re heading as a society, with lots of the questions all of us have, explored in a profound method.
“And the love story simply broke my coronary heart, this story of self-determination, preventing for the issues which are most treasured in our lives, and reminding audiences that this time we’ve right here is treasured and the way in which we deal with one another is the way in which we should be treating the planet. Foe was only a bull’s-eye, for me,” the director mentioned.
Producers are Kerry Kohansky-Roberts of Nameless Content material, Davis by means of his I Am That banner, and See-Noticed Movies’ Emile Sherman and Iain Canning. Reid and Samantha Lang are the manager producers and the movie is an Nameless Content material Studios manufacturing. Capturing is scheduled to start in January in Australia.