Hereditary’s star, Toni Collette has been casted to star in a new sci-fi thriller film entitled “Stowaway”. Collette will joining Anna Kendrick, who has been casted earlier.
“Stowaway” itself is a sci-fi thriller film, follows story of a mission headed to Mars, where an unintended stowaway accidentally causes severe damage to the spaceship’s life support systems. Facing dwindling resources and a potentially grim outcome, a medical researcher (Kendrick) emerges as the only dissenting voice against the clinical logic of both her commander (Collette) and the ship’s biologist.
Joe Penna is already pointed as a director of “Stowaway”. Ryan Morrison also has been hired to be a screenwriter of the film. And this is become their second collaboration since “Arctic”. And in this film they both laso become executive produsers.
XYZ Films will produce alongside Augenschein Filmproduktion and Rise Pictures. RISE Visual Effects Studios will provide VFX. XYZ and CAA Media Finance are arranging financing for the film and handling worldwide sales at the coming EFM in Berlin.
There is still no confirmation about the official premiere date, but according to the source, the studio is expected that the film will begin the production this year.