Monday 18 February 2019

Oliver Platt joins Louis Drax cast

Oliver Platt has been cast in The 9th Life Of Louis Drax
Oliver Platt has been cast in The 9th Life Of Louis Drax

Oliver Platt and Molly Parker have joined the cast of supernatural thriller The 9th Life Of Louis Drax.

Oliver, star of Huff and The West Wing, and House Of Cards actress Molly join Aaron Paul and Jamie Dornan in the big screen adaptation of author Liz Jensen's book, according to Deadline.

Barbara Hershey and Aiden Longworth are also joining the cast of the film, along with Dracula Untold's Sarah Gadon.

Fifty Shades Of Grey actor Jamie will star as Dr Allan Pascal, a psychologist who is drawn into a mystery when a nine-year-old boy suffers a near-fatal fall and the circumstances of the accident uncover a story that tests the boundaries between fantasy and reality.

Oliver has been cast as Louis Drax's psychologist, Dr Perez, Molly will play Detective Dalton, Barbara is to play Louis' grandmother, and Aiden - who appeared in Hector And The Search for Happiness - takes on the title role of Louis.

Breaking Bad's Aaron and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Sarah play Louis' parents.

Horns filmmaker Alexandre Aja will direct the movie, which is expected to be released in 2015.

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