The upcoming psychological horror film Home from director Adam O’Brien has set "Schitt's Creek" star Emily Hampshire to star in the lead role, reports Variety.
In the film, after the death of their newborn Alex, Meredith (Hampshire) and her husband, Jared, separate. Alone in her house, Meredith is convinced that Alex is still alive, unaware that the death of her baby has caused the birth of something terribly sinister.
Hampshire also recently starred as the breakout character of SYFY’s hit series "12 Monkeys", based on the critically acclaimed film of the same name, playing Jennifer Goines, the role made iconic by Brad Pitt.
Home is produced by O’Brien for Delirium Pictures, Philip Kalin-Hajdu, who penned the original script, and Benoit Beaulieu (Turbo Kid), who also serves as director of photography. Home is Emily Hampshire’s first executive producer credit.
"Emily has shown extraordinary acting range with roles from Jennifer Goines to Stevie. With HOME, she is going to surprise everyone." said O’Brien.
Home begins production August 13th, 2019 in Montreal, QC.
The remaining cast will be announced shortly.