It was announced that Dead Snow and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters director Tommy Wirkola would be directing Noomi Rapace in What Happened To Monday? back in 2013. Now, production is finally underway.
Screen International reports that the most excellent Willem Dafoe and Glenn Close have signed on to star in the sci-fi film, in which Rapace (Prometheus, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) plays septuplets, each named after days of the week.
“Set in a world where families are allowed only one child due to overpopulation, a resourceful set of seven identical sisters must avoid governmental execution and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.”
Close is playing “fierce head of the Child Allocation Bureau, Nicolette Cayman,” but it’s not clear who Dafoe is playing.
Marwan Kenzari (Accused), Christian Rubeck (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters) and Pal Sverre Hagen (Kon-Tiki) have also joined the cast.
We’re big fans of Rapace, so we’re definitely on board with the idea of her doing an Orphan Black and playing seven characters, and this supporting cast is most encouraging. We’re in.
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