David Cronenberg To Star In Haunting Thriller ‘Body Art’

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Iconic director David Cronenberg is returning to acting as he and Cosmopolis novelist Don DeLillo, alongside producer Paolo Branco are uniting on another film, Body Art, to be helmed by Italy’s Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love), reports Variety.

Cronenberg will co-star alongside Isabelle Huppert and Denis Lavant in the adapation of DeLillo’s “The Body Artist.”

Written by Guadagnino, “Body Art stars Huppert as a woman who, grieving after her husband’s death, discovers that a stranger is living in her upstairs room.

Shooting is scheduled for summer 2013.

Branco’s Paris-based Alfama Films is producing, holds French distribution rights and will handle international sales.