Hereditary star Alex Wolff and Imogen Poots will star in Joey Klein’s (The Other Half) upcoming crime drama Castle In The Ground, which is currently shooting in Sudbury, Canada.
William Woods will produce via his Toronto-based Woods Entertainment alongside Michael Solomon under Band With Pictures. Andra Gordon of American Entertainment Investors developed the project with Woods and Solomon and serves as executive producer alongside Tom Spriggs, Rob McGillivray, Ben Stranahan, George Stranahan, John Hansen, Mark Gingras, and John Laing.
Line 200 makes it financing debut on Castle In The Ground alongside Ontario Creates, NOHFC, and Telefilm.
The film centres on a teenager, grieving the death of his mother, who befriends a troubled neighbour and gets sucked into the world of opioid addiction as the drug takes over their small town.
Wolff’s credits include House Of Tomorrow, My Friend Dahmer, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, Patriot Day, Human Capital, and the upcoming Jumanji sequel, and Bad Education with Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. Wolff recently wrote and directed his first feature film, The Cat And The Moon, in which he also stars.
Poots’s credits list includes Frank & Lola, Green Room, A Late Quartet, Jane Eyre, 28 Weeks Later, and Melina Matsoukas’ upcoming post-apocalyptic series Y for FX.