‘Stoker’ Founds a Housekeeper in Phyllis Somerville

A small piece of exclusive casting news as we’re exclusively told that Phyllis Somerville (“Fringe”) has joined the growing cast of Stoker, Korean director Park Chan-wook’s (Oldboy) English-language debut that will also star Wentworth Miller, Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, Matthew Goode, Jacki Weaver, Lucas Till, Dermot Mulroney and Alden Ehrenreich.

Somerville will play Stoker’s housekeeper, Mrs. Garrick.

Penned by Miller on the pseudonym Ted Foulke, “It’s the story of an eccentric teen whose enigmatic and estranged uncle (Firth) who returns to the family after the death of the girl’s father.

Miller has also written Uncle Charlie, a prequel to Stoker that explores another chapter in the history of an unusual family that has a knack for burying secrets, as well as bodies.