eOne and Macro’s upcoming drama Freaky Tales has assembled an A-list solid to deliver its unique story to life. In line with Deadline, Pedro Pascal, Ben Mendelsohn, Jay Ellis, and Jack Champion have been solid to play the principle roles within the drama. The solid is rounded out by Angus Cloud, Dominique Thorne, Keir Gilchrist, and Michelle Farrah Huang.
Freaky Tales is the creation of celebrated filmmaking duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, finest recognized for writing and directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Captain Marvel, a field workplace hit that was the franchise’s first feminine superhero-led film. The story shall be loosely primarily based on Fleck’s childhood expertise rising up in Oakland, California, and can discover real-life places in addition to notable historic occasions. Nonetheless, some fictional parts shall be thrown in for dramatic impact. Set in Nineteen Eighties Oakland, Freaky Tales will revolve round 4 distinct characters with interconnected tales. At this level, character and additional plot particulars are nonetheless being saved beneath wraps, nevertheless, it’s obvious that Pascal, Mendelsohn, Ellis, and Champion will play every of those 4 contrasting characters.
Pascal gained widespread prominence for portraying Oberyn Martell in HBO’s hit fantasy collection, Recreation of Thrones. He parlayed his GOT success into taking up initiatives extra centered on his characters, together with taking part in the titular protagonist in The Mandalorian. Pascal not too long ago wrapped up filming for the primary season of HBO’s upcoming drama The Final of Us which reunites him with fellow GOT alum, Bella Ramsey. Whereas Pascal seemingly has a desire for the small display screen, he has some notable movie credit together with Marvel Lady 1984, We Can Be Heroes, The Insufferable Weight of Huge Expertise, and The Bubble.
Freaky Tales will reunite Mendelsohn’s with Fleck and Boden following Captain Marvel, which commissioned him into the MCU as Talos. The Emmy-winning actor is understood for his function in Netflix’s Bloodline. He not too long ago accomplished filming for the function movies Misanthrope and The Marsh King’s Daughter, each presently in post-production. Ellis not too long ago demonstrated vary as one of many many lovable pilots within the blockbuster hit High Gun: Maverick and is presently filming for the upcoming Dave Franco rom-com, Anyone I Used to Know. Newcomer Champion shall be making a significant entrance into the Hollywood scene as Jake Sully and Neytiri’s son within the hotly anticipated Avatar: The Means of Water.
Along with the aforementioned solid, Freaky Tales will even function appearances from some Oakland natives. The movie shall be govt produced by eOne’s Jillian Share, Jen Gorton, and Chanel Vidal. Producers embrace Jelani Johnson and Poppy Hanks from MACRO Movie Studios. Different govt producers embrace well-known Oakland hip-hop legend, Too $hort, and his supervisor David Weintraub.
Freaky Tales is in its early manufacturing levels, thus the approaching months will reveal extra particulars concerning the movie which guarantees to supply an immersive expertise, and as at all times, keep tuned at Collider for well timed updates.