Uma Thurman Signs on for Lars von Trier’s New Thriller


Actress Uma Thurman is to reteam with her Nymphomaniac director Lars von Trier‘s in new thriller The House That Jack Built.

The Kill Bill star and Men in Black actress Siobhan Fallon Hogan, another of the Danish movie maverick’s muses, have been added to the cast of his next project, in which Matt Dillon will portray a serial killer.

“With these two fantastic actresses, the main cast is now in place and we are ready to shoot – and kill…,” producer Louise Vesth says. “(Thurman) and Lars first worked together on Nymphomaniac and complimented each other in an exceptional way; I can’t wait to see which character they’ll create together this time.”

She added of Hogan, “Lars had her (Hogan) in mind from a very early stage for one of the female parts, and it is an honour for us to welcome her back on set since her appearance in (his earlier films) Dogville and Dancer in the Dark.”

The movie will also reunite Thurman with Dillon, who previously co-starring in the romantic comedy Beautiful Girls back in 1996.

Mad Max: Fury Road star Riley Keough will also appear in The House That Jack Built, alongside Bruno Ganz and Sofie Grabol.

Production will begin in Sweden later this month (Mar17), and filming is also set to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark in May (17), reports

The House That Jack Built will be told from the viewpoint of Dillon’s murderous character, Jack, over a 12-year time period. Both Thurman and Hogan will play his victims in the dark thriller.

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