Lee Pace will star opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in supernatural thriller Addicted, set to begin shooting later this month, according to Variety. The film centers on a woman whose husband and brother-in-law both end up in a coma after an accident. When the brother awakes, claiming to be her husband, she must try to understand the reality, suspecting something more sinister is at work. Read on for the story.
The Yari Film Group is financing and producing with Vertigo and Spitfire.
Joel Bergvall and Simon Sandquist, who helmed Swedish film “The Invisible,” will direct from a Michael Petroni script loosely based on the 2002 South Korean pic “Jungdok.” Story revolves around a woman whose husband and brother-in-law end up in a coma; when the brother-in-law awakes, he insists he is her husband.
“Addicted” producers are Bob Yari, Vertigo’s Doug Davison and Roy Lee and Spitfire’s Guy East and Nigel Sinclair.
Spitfire’s Alexander Brunner and Vertigo’s Sonny Mallhi exec produce.Pace appeared in Sundance fave “Soldier’s Girl” and is in two films hitting the bigscreen this fall: Truman Capote biopic “Infamous” and “The Good Shepherd.”Pic reunites Gellar with Vertigo, which produced “The Grudge” and “The Grudge 2″ (latter bows Friday). Vertigo also produced “The Ring” and “The Ring 2.”