Yesterday we reported
that Eva Mendes
is officially on board for Ryan Gosling
‘s directorial debut How To Catch a Monster
, and today comes the word that Matt Smith
) is set to star in the whole thing as well! Smith will join the cast which (beside Mendes) also includes Christina Hendricks
, Ben Mendelsohn
and Rob Zabrecky
, and that, my friends, sounds like a pretty good company!
Written and directed by Ryan Gosling
, the project has already been described as a modern day fairytale set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city.
It will center on Hendricks’ character – a woman named Billy who finds herself in a gloomy fantasy underworld. When her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town – they must investigate the whole thing in order to save their family.
As we previously reported, Mendes is set to play character named Cat, Zabrecky will play a cab driver while Matt Smith
comes on board to play the male lead (Billy’s son, or what?
Anyway, production on How To Catch a Monster
is set to start this spring, so make sure you stay tuned for more updates!