It’s a Hail Mary for Manuel Garcia-Rulfo…
The 36-year-old Mexican actor has joined the cast of the supernatural thriller Mary opposite Emily Mortimer and Gary Oldman, which is currently in production in Alabama with Michael Goi at the helm.
Written by The Shallows’ Anthony Jaswinski, the story follows a couple facing financial struggles who buy an old ship at auction with the hope of starting a charter business, only to discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.
Garcia-Rulfo is best known for his roles in films such as Bless Me, Ultima and Cake, as well as From Dusk till Dawn: The Series.
Garcia-Rulfo is also headlined as one of the titular characters in the 2016 remake The Magnificent Seven.
The actor will next be seen in the remake of Murder on the Orient Express.
Tooley Entertainment and eOne are co-financing and producing Mary under their first-look co-financing and international distribution deal.