Neil Jordan preparing to direct New York-set thriller.

Maika Monroe

It Follows star Maika Monroe has joined Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz in Sidney Kimmel Entertainment’s (SKE) The Widow.

Sierra/Affinity represents international sales, and CAA and WME Global co-represent US rights.

Neil Jordan will direct the New York-set thriller about a woman who befriends an older widow with cruel intentions. Monroe will play Moretz’s savvy best friend and roommate.

Ray Wright wrote the screenplay and his credits include The Crazies.

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lawrence Bender, James Flynn, and Karen Richards serve as producers.

SKE’s produced Hell Or High Water with OddLot Entertainment, and its next theatrical release is Brad’s Status starring Ben Stiller, Michael Sheen, Luke Wilson, and Jenna Fischer.

SKE produced Brad’s Status with Plan B, while Amazon Studios co-financed the dramedy and will distribute in North America. Sierra/Affinity handles international sales.