Shailene Woodley to Star in Thriller ‘Misanthrope’ From ‘Wild Tales’ Director

TheWrap | 5/1/2019 | Brian Welk
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Shailene Woodley is set to star “Misanthrope,” a thriller about a serial killer from the director of the Oscar-nominated “Wild Tales,” FilmNation Entertainment announced on Wednesday.

FilmNation is presenting the film to buyers at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and the film will shoot in Atlanta later this year.

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In “Misanthrope,” Woodley will play a troubled, but talented low-ranking female cop who is recruited by the FBI to help profile and track down a serial mass murderer.

The screenplay was written by Damián Szifron with Jonathan Wakeham based on an original story by Szifron. FilmNation Entertainment’s Aaron Ryder, Stuart Manashil and Woodley will produce. Further principal casting on the film is underway.

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FilmNation is financing the film and overseeing worldwide sales. Sales will commence at the upcoming Cannes Film Market with a presentation hosted by FilmNation with Szifron and Woodley in attendance.

“I’m privileged to be working with an actress as talented and inspiring as Shailene Woodley, this incredible producing team, and the support of FilmNation. ‘Misanthrope’ will deliver the kind of cinematic experience that made me a filmmaker and I can’t wait to share it with audiences all over the world,” Szifron said...
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