“Ben-Hur” star Toby Kebbell is joining actress Claire Holt in psychological thriller “Becoming”.
Directed and penned by Omar Naim, the film is based on a young woman who learns that her fiance has become possessed by an entity which takes over bodies, kills families and then moves on to new bodies. But now, he wants to start his own family with leaves her faced with an impossible choice about the one she loves.
The film, which will start production in Kentucky in October, is produced by Michael Philip, Gaby Whyte Hart and Kebbell. Jason Moring, Stanley Preschutti, and Mark Padilla of DDI, and Cory Chen of M-Star International will executive produce it, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
“‘Becoming’ is such a strong script and we are excited to team up again with Michael Philip. Toby and Claire are sure to lure audiences in,” Moring said at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Philip added: “Toby Kebbell and Claire Holt are an amazing tandem for Becoming and set the tone as we move forward into production.”