Christoph Waltz and Lily Collins have joined the cast of the Jake Gyllenhaal produced thriller ‘Gilded Rage’.
Waltz and Collins join the already cast Bill Skarsgard on the story inspired by events surrounding the murder of Manhattan hedge fund magnate Thomas Gilbert Sr. by his son Tommy. The murder which shook New York society to the core attracted the attention of the news across America. Tommy Gilbert recently received 30 years-to-life in prison for the murder.
Charlie McDowell (The Discovery, The One I Love) is directing fro a screenplay by McDowell and Justin Lader based on the Vanity Fair article ‘Gilded Rage’ by Benjamin Wallace that was published in 2015. Riva Marker and Jake Gyllenhaal will produce under their banner Nine Stories.
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Having previously appeared as a ‘Bond villain’, Waltz was last in ‘Alita: Battle Angel’. He is currently rumoured to be returning to the next instalment of ‘Bond’ in ‘No Time To Die’. His other upcoming projects include Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ alongside Timothe Chalamet and William Defoe.
This year Lily Collins has starred alongside Zac Efron in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil which focused on the long term girlfriend of serial murderer Ted Bundy. She also starred alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon in ‘Tolkien’. Her upcoming projects include ‘Halo of Stars’ alongside Holliday Grainger and the thriller ‘Inheritance’ alongside Simon Pegg.
As we all know, Skarsgard reprised the role of Pennywise the terrifying clown in ‘IT Chapter 2′, He is currently in negotiations to star in Robert Eggers’ ‘The Northman’.