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Gael García Bernal Joins M. Night Shyamalan Thriller at Universal

García Bernal will join an already announced cast that includes Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin Mackenzie, Alex Wolff, and Vicky Krieps.
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García Bernal will join an already announced cast that includes Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin Mackenzie, Alex Wolff, and Vicky Krieps.

Gael García Bernal is the latest star to join M. Night Shyamalan's latest thriller for Universal.

Shyamalan will write, produce and direct the untitled film. Plot and character details are being kept under wraps, as is typical with Shyamalan productions.

García Bernal will join an already announced cast that includes Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin McKenzie, Aaron Pierre, Alex Wolff and Vicky Krieps. 

Shyamalan, who is financing the movie, and Ashwin Rajan will produce for Blinding Edge Pictures. Marc Bienstock also serves as producer. Steven Schneider will executive produce.

The untitled pic is part of a two-picture deal the studio has in place with Shyamalan. Universal released the filmmaker's three previous films, Glass (2019), Split (2017) and The Visit (2015).

The studio recently dated the movie for July 23, 2021.

García Bernal, repped by WME and Hansen Jacobson, was last seen in the Netflix feature Wasp Network and is set for HBO Max miniseries Station Eleven.

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