Some fresh news out of Cannes as Deadline reports that Kurt Russell (Escape from New York, The Thing) has attached to star in Undying, a supernatural thriller being written by Book of Eli scribe Gary Whitta. Russell’s aboard to play a private investigator who finds himself recruited by a dark, mysterious woman who draws him into a surreal underworld. They hope to begin production in the fall. Media 8 Entertainment is producing with Circle of Confusion. Media 8 is financing and handling worldwide sales, with Gersh and CAA selling North American territories.