With the movie lastly out of growth limbo (at the least for now) and on monitor with Leigh Whannell hooked up, casting is in full swing for Universal and Blumhouse’s furry horror thriller Wolf Man. Christopher Abbott sealed a deal to star final month and now comes phrase that Julia Garner will be part of him.
Garner, who broke large in Netflix’s Ozark (however received her begin on Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene, which additionally featured Abbott) is on to play the mom of a household threatened by a deadly predator – Abbott might be her husband.
Little else is thought concerning the story in addition to the very in all probability look of at the least on werewolf, however Whannell (who was hooked up ages in the past earlier than dropping out after which returning) wrote the script with occasional collaborator Corbett Tuck.
This is one which has been within the works for years already — again within the days of the since-abandoned “Dark Universe,” there was speak that Dwayne Johnson would possibly nab the lead. But extra not too long ago it has been a undertaking that promised a reunion for director Derek Cianfrance and actor Ryan Gosling earlier than artistic variations scuppered the movie.
Showing far more religion this time, Universal has planted a flag in an October 2025 launch date.