Noomi Rapaceis in the thick(et)of it…
The 40-year-old half-Spanish actress will star in the thriller The Thicket.
Rapace will star opposite Peter Dinklage,Sophia Lillis andCharlie Plummer in the film, which iscurrently in pre-production.
The Thicketis based on the novel by author Joe R. Lansdale, with a script by Chris Kelley, and will be directed by Elliott Lester.
The story follows an innocent young man named Jack (Plummer) who goes on an epic quest to rescue his sister (Lillis) after she is kidnapped by violent killer “Cut Throat Bill” (Rapace) and her gang. Jack enlists the help of a crafty bounty hunter named Reginald Jones (Dinklage), a grave-digging alcoholic son of an ex-slave, and a street-smart prostitute. The three track the girl into the deadly no-man’s land known as The Big Thicket — a place where blood and chaos reign.
Galo Olivares will serve as director of photography.
Rapace rose to acclaim in the Swedish film adaptations of the Millennium series: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest. Her other credits include Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Prometheus and Child 44.