Actress Claire Foy, most known for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in ‘The Crow’, is set to star in the psychological horror ‘Dust’, which MadRiver is launching international sales on at the Cannes virtual market.
Claire Foy will play a young mother in 1930s in Oklahoma who is haunted by her past and trapped in horrifying dust storms. She becomes convinced that her family is threatened by a mysterious presence and goes on to take extraordinary measures to protect them.
‘Winter’s Bone’ producer Alix Madigan of Mad Dog Films will be producing the horror with Lucas Joaquin (‘Love Is Strange’) of Secret Engine. Will Joines and Karrie Crouse will direct from a script by Westworld scribe Krouse. The script was developed at the Sundance Writer’s Lab.
CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent Film Group are co-representing North American rights.
Claire Foy is represented by UTA, Independent Talent Group, and Premier. Meanwhile, Joines and Crouse are represented by CAA.