The nice J.Okay. Simmons, an Oscar-winner for his efficiency within the movie Whiplash, has signed on to star in The Woods, a thriller that options “a sociopath on a murderous rampage” – and judging by a quote he gave to the parents at Deadline, it feels like Simmons shall be taking part in that rampaging sociopath. Right here’s what it says on Deadline:
“I didn’t need to play any actually scary dangerous guys when our youngsters had been younger, partly due to the way it may have an effect on them in the event that they noticed the movie, and likewise as a result of I didn’t need to convey that vitality house with me after an intense day on the set,” Simmons stated. However now that his two youngsters are in faculty, Simmons has freed himself to unleash his interior villain.
The Woods is being directed by Simmons’ spouse Michelle Schumacher from a screenplay she wrote with Carolyn Carpenter. The story facilities on
a teenage lady affected by nervousness as a consequence of a tragic occasion from her previous who finds herself hunted by the woods by a sociopath on a murderous rampage.
Simmons is joined within the solid by Allen Leech (Downton Abbey), Fernanda Urrejola (Cry Macho), and Isabelle Anaya (Donny’s Bar Mitzvah).
Randle Schumacher is producing The Woods for Rubber Tree Productions.
Simmons has over 2 hundred performing credit to his identify, with a few of his standout roles together with Vern Schillinger on the collection Oz, J. Jonah Jameson within the Spider-Man movies, and Commissioner Gordon in Justice League. Some might level out that Simmons was already fairly scary within the function of Vern Schillinger, however he performed that character earlier than his youngsters had been born. I look ahead to seeing him get “actually scary” in The Woods.
Michelle Schumacher, who additionally had an performing function on Oz, beforehand directed the movies 3 Geezers! and I’m Not Right here.
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