Debbie Harry has signed on to the cast of I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, a thriller from writer/director Osgood Perkins. The rock ‘n roll legend joins a cast that includes The Affair‘s Ruth Wilson, Bob Balaban, and Lucy Boynton. Rob Paris of Paris Film and Robert Menzies of Zed Filmworks are producing, and Alphonse Ghossein of Go Insane Films is executive producing.
Filming’s expected to begin this week in Ottawa. Netflix is the movie’s exclusive streaming home.
Harry’s acting credits include Difficult People, Elegy, A Good Night to Die, My Life Without Me, Cop Land, and Hairspray.
The I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House Plot:
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House follows Lily (Wilson), a young nurse hired to care for elderly Iris Blum (Harry), a reclusive best-selling author of horror and crime stories who has chosen to live out her final days in her beloved 19th century farmhouse in Massachusetts – a home that holds a horrific ghost story of its own that inspired her most famous book.