Production Company Movie Mogul Ltd (Panic Button), has announced today that “Game of Thrones” actress Maisie Williams, below, has signed up to play the lead role of Lorna Thompson in the sci-fi action film We Are Monsters.
Also attached to the film, which goes into pre-production later in the year, is actor Doug Jones best known in the UK for his roles in the Hellboy films and Pan’s Labyrinth . He plays Lorna’s nemesis, the evil Sir Daniel Southall.
“Troubled schoolgirl Lorna is an outsider whose mysterious illness and over-bearing parents have always held her back. So when she meets a group of similarly outcast teenagers, Lorna impulsively runs away with them on a journey of self-discovery that will change her life forever.
Together, their unique ailments mutate, endowing them with enhanced senses and exciting new powers. Spurred on to uncover their true identities, their journey leads them into conflict with powerful and mysterious figures within the ruling classes that control the military, the Police and the media.”
The crew includes monster effects specialist Neill Gorton (From Hell); Stunt Co-ordinator Andy Bennett (The Woman in Black) and Storyboard artist Ben Oliver (X-Men).