Kingsman: The Secret Service‘s Sophie Cookson has been tapped to star in The Crucifixion written by Chad and Carey Hayes (The Conjuring) and directed by Hitman‘s Xavier Gens. Lotus Entertainment made the casting announcement, confirming Cookson is set to star in the supernatural thriller based on a true story.
Filming is taking place in Romania beginning today. Producers include Peter Safran, Leon Clarance, Bill Johnson, Jim Seibel, Ara Keshishian, and the Hayes brothers. Motion Picture Capital’s financing the film and Laure Vaysse, Jo Monk, and DJ Gugenheim are executive producing.
Cookson’s other credits include Unknown Heart and Moonfleet.
When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
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