Elisabeth Moss And Michael Stuhlbarg To Star In Feature Thriller ‘Shirley’

Deadline | 5/16/2018 | Mike Fleming Jr
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EXCLUSIVE: Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg have been set in the feature film Shirley about the famed horror author Shirley Jackson. The film will be the next from Madeline’s Madeline director Josephine Decker adapted by I Love Dick‘s Sarah Gubbins from Susan Scarf Merrell’s book of the same name. The film is scheduled to go before the cameras this summer.

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Merrell - Novel - Story - Couple - Jackson

Merrell’s 2014 novel tells the story of a young couple that moves in with Jackson and her Bennington College professor-husband, Stanley Hyman (Stuhlbarg), in the hopes of starting a new life. Instead, they find themselves fodder for a psycho-drama that inspires Jackson’s next major novel.

Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman’s Los Angeles Media Fund has come aboard to finance and produce Shirley. Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and David Hinojosa are producing the film with Moss, Sue Naegle and Gubbins alongside Soros and Horsman. Paradigm and UTA are repping North American sales.

Moss - Season - Hulu - Handmaid - Tale

Moss is currently starring in Season 2 of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale which won her an Emmy while Stuhlbarg was in three Best Picture Oscar films this year —...
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