EXCLUSIVE: Abbie Cornish (Jack Ryan) and Laz Alonso (Boys) have signed up to star Stopped, a psychological thriller from director Felipe Mucci (Two deaths of Henry Baker), told by Justin H. Min (The Umbrella Academy), John Patrick Amedori (Dear white people), Silas Weir Mitchell (Severe), Moon Bloodgood (Skies falling), Josefine Lindegaard (The way of return) and Breeda Wool (Mr mercedes) among its supporting cast.
The film follows a woman (Cornish) who wakes up in a police interrogation room with no recollection of the night before. The accusations against you can have life-altering implications. However, in this isolated police station something is not quite right.
Mucci wrote the script with Jeremy Palmer. Ryan Scaringe from Kinoga Pictures (The Djinn, The boy behind the door) is producing, with Amy Lippens as co-producer. Cornish and Alonso are executive producers alongside Monica Sufar, who is also in charge of the film’s sales.
Cornish is a SAG award winner who will star alongside Harvet Keitel and more in Corey Asraf’s crime drama, To the son, which also headlines the Sam Macaroni thriller, blackoutand the Kirk Harris movie, Dakota. He most recently starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in the Lionsgate thriller T.hey virtuous. The actress has also appeared in big screen titles including Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, Robocop, Seven psychopaths, sucker Punch other bright Star, recurring on the television side in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and more.
Alonso is a NAACP Image Award winner best known for her series regular role as the superhuman Mother’s Milk in Amazon’s acclaimed comic book series, Boys. The actor has also recurred on series including The best of Los Angeles other Southland, finding guest star roles in Book of Power II: Ghost, Bobby Brown’s story, Person of interest and more. His film credits include Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit, Fast and Furious other Fast and Furious 6, Straw dogs, Jumping broom, Avatar, Miracle in Santa Ana, Jarhead other Stomp the Yard.
Cornish is represented by Shanahan Management (AUS), Authentic Talent and Literary Management and Ziffren Brittenham. Alonso is represented by Gersh, Strategic, Authentic Talent and Literary Management, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman.