Up next from David Cronenberg is The Shrouds, and Deadline reports this morning that Cronenberg’s next movie is currently scheduled to begin filming in May 2023.
“Filming is set to begin May 8 in Toronto,” Deadline states in today’s update.
As we recently learned, Vincent Cassel (Irreversible, Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises) is on board to star alongside Diane Kruger (Inglourious Basterds) and Guy Pearce (Memento).
Deadline details, “Cassel will play Karsh, an innovative businessman and grieving widower, who builds a novel device to connect with the dead inside a burial shroud. This burial tool installed at his own state-of-the-art – though controversial cemetery allows him and his clients to watch their specific departed loved one decompose in real time.
“Karsh’s revolutionary business is on the verge of breaking into the international mainstream when several graves within his cemetery are vandalized and nearly destroyed, including that of his wife. While he struggles to uncover a clear motive for the attack, the mystery of who wrought this havoc, and why, drive him to reevaluate his business, marriage and fidelity to his late wife’s memory, as well as push him to new beginnings.”
“Distribution is now being handled by SBS International, the sales arm of producer Saïd Ben Saïd (Elle), who is producing with Martin Katz for Prospero Pictures,” Deadline adds.