Willem Dafoe has signed to star with Charlotte Gainsbourg in Lars von Trier‘s “Antichrist.” WIlem gone from Jesus Christ (The Last Temptation Of Christ) to Antichrist in just twenty years !
Variety reports the film was written by von Trier and Anders Thomas Jensen.
The film is described as a psychological thriller that slowly turns into a horror film and follows the story of a couple that move to an isolated cabin in the woods shortly after the death of their only child.
“Antichrist” is set to start production this month with shooting taking place in Germany. It is being produced by Meta Louise Foldager. It has an $11 million budget.