Romola Garai is stepping behind the camera again. Best known for her roles in period dramas such as “Suffragette,” “The Hour,” and “Emma,” the actress is set to make her feature directorial debut with a horror pic, “Outside.” Deadline reports that Carla Juri (“Blade Runner 2049”), Imelda Staunton (“Vera Drake”), and Alec Secareanu (“God’s Own Country”) have signed on to star.
Slated to go into production this fall, “Outside” follows a young refugee “traumatized by war who is brought to a dilapidated house in order to care for a woman and her dying mother. Falling in love with the younger woman, he begins to suspect she is enslaved to a demon and resolves to fight the creature and rescue the woman he loves … but all is not what it seems.”
Garai penned the script. The project will be introduced to buyers in Cannes, and deals