Highland Film Group announced today that Academy Award Winner Helen Hunt (Trancers, Twister, The Sessions, Cast Away), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049, Knock, Knock, Hands of Stone) and Golden Globe Nominee John Leguizamo (John Wick: Chapter 2) will join Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One, X-Men: Apocalypse, Mud) in The Night Clerk, written and to be directed by Michael Cristofer (Chuck, Original Sin).
In the film, “Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley (Sheridan) is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realizes he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.”
The thriller is produced by Sheridan, WulfPak Productions’ David Wulf (Looking Glass, Little Women) and Highland Film Group, with Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon and Academy Award nominated producer Robbie Brenner executive producing. Convergent Media LLC is financing the film. The Gersh Agency and Highland Film Group are co-repping the U.S. sales, with HFG also handling foreign.
Principal photography commenced in Utah on May 21st.