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Colin Farrell & Yorgos Lanthimos are together again for The Killing of a Sacred Deer


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Colin Farrell & Yorgos Lanthimos worked together on The Lobster. Word from Cannes shows they will be reuniting for The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Lanthimos will also be working again with co-writer Efthymis Filipou and producers Element Pictures and Film4.

Inspired by a Euripides tragedy, the new film follows Steven, a charismatic surgeon and a teenage boy who seeks to integrate him into his broken family. When the boy’s actions become increasingly sinister, Steven’s ideal life starts to fall apart and he is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice.

Element’s Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe will produce the project.

“Sacred Deer” is one of a number of projects Lanthimos is developing with Element and Film4. Also in the works is “The Favourite” with shingle Scarlet Films. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz are attached to star in the historical drama, which follows the political machinations behind the scenes during the reign of Queen Anne.

Source: Variety


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