The Hollywood Reporter states that Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan will star in the psychological thriller “The Ninth Life of Louis Drax”.
An adaptation of author Liz Jensen's
bestselling novel--the story follows young Louis Drax, who suffers a near-fatal
fall on his ninth birthday. In order to reveal the strange circumstances
surrounding the boy’s accident, Dr. Allan Pascal (Dornan) is drawn into
a thrilling mystery, testing the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
Alexandre Aja (“Horns”) will direct the film from an adapted script by actor Max Minghella, marking his feature screenwriting debut.
Minghella Tim Bricknell, Shawn Williamson and Aja will produce. The film will be exec produced by Rosanne Korenberg.
Production is set to kick off this October in Vancouver.