Famke Janssen, Sharlto Copley and Stranger Things’ Brett Gelman are among the names to join Sam Raimi’s next project.

Following the release of May’s Doctor Strange sequel (that he’s directing), Sam Raimi’s next project will be producing Boy Kills World. The film will shoot in South Africa, and we’ve learned that it will be a high action thrill ride that takes place in an apocalyptic, failed utopian universe.’

The film will centre around the thoughts and creations of a deaf and mute boy. The description reads that he’s ‘The lone survivor of an assassination that wipes out his entire family, the boy flees to a dark and mysterious jungle. There, his path crosses with a shaman who is shrouded in mystery but wants to help the young man seek revenge against those who ripped his family away. The shaman sets out to train the boy in an attempt to help him leave his imagination behind and use his senses to transform himself into a vehicle of death and destruction.’

Action star Andrew Koji, Bill Skarsgard and Samara Weaving have already been announced for the upcoming action-fantasy flick, whilst Famke Janssen, Stranger Things’ Brett Gelman, Sharlto Copley, Quinn Copeland  and twins Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti of Big Little Lies have joined the cast as weel.

The fantasy movie is coming our way courtesy of Vertigo Entertainment and will be directed by Moritz Mohr, who came up with the story for the project and will be making his directorial feature debut. We’ll let you know as we hear more details on this one, in due course.

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