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Former model for Burberry and Giorgio Armani and star of last year’s high-energy remake of Nicolas Winding Refn’s 1996 Danish crime thriller Pusher, Agyness Deyn joined director Bryn Higgins’ adaptation of the novel Electricity. A recent report in The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Deyn signed on to play the film’s lead role, a young woman battling epilepsy who leaves her small British hometown in search of her missing brother. Deyn joined a cast that includes Lenora Crichlow, Christian Cooke, Paul Anderson, Tom Georgeson and Alice Lowe. Screenwriter Joe Fisher adapted Ray Robinson’s novel for the movie. »
Shooting has begun on the drama, which will adapt Ray Robinson's novel of the same name, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The former model will star as a young epileptic who is plagued by hallucinations after leaving her seaside home to search for her missing brother.
Electricity will shoot in London and the North-East of England for the next six weeks. »
The film is shooting for 6 weeks in the Northeast and London.
The story is about brash young woman (Deyn) who leaves her seaside hometown to search for her long lost brother, and experiences hallucinations brought on by her epilepsy.
Deyn said: “I love Lily’s journey, she is a survivor. Her strength and her ability to live in the present really drew me to her. She is a delight to discover and she’s teaching me a lot.”
The BFI Film Fund has backed the project, alongside the Wellcome Trust.
The filmmaking team previously worked together on Unconditional. »
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