Armie Hammer has signed on to star in an untitled thriller from acclaimed writer/director Babak Anvari setup at Annapurna. Anvari is known for directing Under The Shadow.
Variety reports that Hammer will be playing a New Orleans bartender who starts to experiencing disturbing and inexplicable events after he picks up a phone left behind at the bar.
Lucan Toh and Christopher Kopp will produce. The film has already set a March 29th 2019 release.
Hammer recently found some success with “Call Me By Your Name,” which earned Hammer a Golden Globe nomination for best supporting actor, while the film scored an Oscar nomination for best picture.
Hammer stayed busy this past year and shows no signs of slowing down. The actor starred alongside Geoffrey Rush and Clémence Poésy in the Stanley Tucci-directed Final Portrait.
Hammer voiced villain Jackson Storm in the Disney/Pixar animated Cars 3. His recent stint in the comedy sci-fi film Sorry to Bother You was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival.
He has also been attached to star with Alicia Vikander in Freak Shift and will portray Martin Ginsberg alongside Felicity Jones’ Ruth Bader Ginsberg in the biopic On the Basis of Sex.
In “Call Me By Your Name,” it is the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father.
Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
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