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No, The Burning Woman is not an alternative festival in the American desert – it’s an upcoming dramatic film from producer Ridley Scott, which has now attracted an impressive, stellar cast. The script comes from Brad Ingelsby (Run All Night), and it’s this that has become the talk of the town – drawing in some notable names.
Sienna Miller, Jacki Weaver, Aaron Paul and Christina Hendricks – each award-winning performers in their own right – will join the cast of The Burning Woman, under the direction of Jake Scott, who is the son of Ridley, and previously helmed Welcome To The Rileys. Details of the plot for the film are still few and far between at this point. We simply know that it will centre on a woman who finds herself having to care for her young grandson after the mysterious disappearance of her teenage daughter. Which part these noted actors will »
- Sarah Myles
THR is reporting that Sienna Miller (Live By Night), Jacki Weaver (The Polka King), Christina Hendricks (The Neon Demon) and Aaron Paul (The Path) have all signed on to star in the indie drama The Burning Woman.
The film will be directed by Brad Ingelsby (Run All Night) from a script by Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys), and revolves around a woman whose life is changed forever when her teenage daughter disappears under mysterious circumstances, and she is left to raise her young grandson.
“An excellent script by Brad Inglesby has drawn a truly excellent cast. For me, a dream come true,” said director Scott.
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- Gary Collinson
Ridley Scott’s son Jake Scott will direct from a script by Brad Ingelsby about a woman whose life is changed when her teenage daughter mysteriously disappears and she is left to raise her young grandson.
Miller starred in James Gray’s “The Lost City of Z,” which will be released in April by Amazon and Bleecker Street, and in Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night.” Weaver starred in Jack Black’s “The Polka King,” which debuted at Sundance.
- Dave McNary
31 January 2017 11:05 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
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 »
- Rebecca Ford
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