Mad Max: Fury Road and Warm Bodies star Nicholas Hoult will join Angelina Jolie in Sicario writer Taylor Sheridan's next feature, Those Who Wish Me Dead, Variety reports today.
The film is based on Michael Koryta’s novel of the same name which follows a 14-year-old boy who witnesses a brutal murder, is issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens while the killers are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him.
Details behind Hoult’s role are currently being kept under wraps. THR adds that relative newcomer Finn Little will play the young boy.
Tyler Perry and Jon Bernthal (“The Punisher”, “The Walking Dead”) have also joined the cast in undisclosed roles.
Bron Studios and Film Rites are producing and Creative Wealth Media will finance the film. Garrett Basch and Steve Zaillian of Film Rites and Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert are also producing, and Creative Wealth Media’s Jason Cloth is executive producing.