Sienna Miller, Jacki Weaver, Aaron Paul, Christina Hendricks to Star in 'The Burning Woman' (Exclusive)
Brad Ingelsby wrote the script about a woman who raises her young grandson after her daughter goes missing.
A strong cast is coming together for indie drama The Burning Woman: Sienna Miller, Jacki Weaver, Aaron Paul and Christina Hendricks will star in the Scott Free film.
Brad Ingelsby (Run All Night) wrote the script for the thriller that centers on a woman whose life is forever changed when her teenage daughter mysteriously disappears and she is left to raise her young grandson.
Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys) is attached to direct the film, which is being produced by Ridley Scott, Kevin Walsh and Mike Pruss for Scott Free. Erika Olde is executive producing. UTA is handling domestic rights.
"An excellent script by Brad Inglesby has drawn a truly excellent cast. For me, a dream come true," Scott said in a statement.
Miller was most recently seen in James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, which debuted at the New York Film Festival and will hit theaters in April from Amazon and Bleecker Street. The actress also starred in Ben Affleck's Live by Night. She is repped by CAA and United Agents in the U.K.
Weaver was most recently seen in The Polka King with Jack Black, which debuted at Sundance. She will soon be seen in James Franco’s The Masterpiece. Weaver is repped by ICM Partners and Elevate.
Paul, best known for his work on the hit AMC series Breaking Bad, currently stars on the Hulu series The Path. His film credits include Triple 9, Central Intelligence and Exodus: Gods and Kings. Paul is repped by UTA.
Mad Men star Hendricks was most recently seen in the films The Neon Demon and Bad Santa 2. The actress will soon be seen in the comedy Fist Fight. She is repped by ICM Partners, Independent Talent Group in the U.K., LINK Entertainment and Hirsch Wallerstein.