Shawnee Smith (Saw 1-3) is set to lead the cast of the upcoming horror movie The Skulleton, Deadline reveals! She’ll star alongside Bruce Dern (The Hateful Eight), Tyrese Gibson (Fast & Furious franchise), and Taryn Manning (Orange Is the New Black).
According to Deadline: “The film will follow Moira Cole (Shawnee Smith) who attempts to move on with her shattered life after the brutal murder of her friends and family at the hands of her deranged and obsessed cousin, Lee Morris. Living a quiet suburban life with her deeply affected two adult sons, Moira is constantly reminded of her past, which is strewn across the screen every October, having been optioned into a popular movie franchise.”
Ante Novakovic (Sanctioning Evil) is directing The Skulleton, which was written by Anthony and James Gaudioso (Mid-Century). The cast also includes Damian Maffei (The Strangers: Prey at Night), Drew Moerlein (South of Hell), Alexander James Rodriguez (Bee and Puppycat), Jaime Zevallos (Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger), James Gaudioso (Mid-Century), and Anthony Gaudioso (What Josiah Saw).
The Skulleton is currently filming in Connecticut.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)