Oscar nominee Demian Bichir (A Better Life) will co-star in Doug Liman's Chaos Walking, based on Carnegie Award-winning novelist Patrick Ness's YA trilogy, Deadline reported. He joins Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley in the upcoming sci-fi thriller from Lionsgate that will open March 1, 2019. The script was adapted by Charlie Kaufman, Lindsey Beers, John Lee Hancock and Gary Spinelli. Allison Shearmur, Erwin Stoff and Doug Davison are producing.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers has joined Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson in the cast for the Julien Landais-directed period drama The Aspern Papers, based on the novel by Henry James, Deadline reported. The cast also includes Jon Kortajarena, Poppy Delevingne, Morgane Polanski, Alice Aufray and Barbara Meier. The project is shooting in Venice, where the film's 19th century plot is set. Landais co-wrote the screenplay with Jean Pavans and Hannah Bhuiya.