Irish actor who earned tremendous fame in Hollywood, Colin Farrell is coming together with the greek director Yorgos Lanthimos. After working together in “The Lobster” Farrell and Lanthimos are teaming up to work on a dark new thriller "The Killing of a Sacred Deer".
Their new project, “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is set to go into production in August this year.
Yorgos Lanthimos is going to re-team with co-writer Efthymis Filipou. It is going to be produced by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe’s Element Pictures. The film is fully financed by Film4 and New Sparta Films under a partnership arrangement brokered by Hanway Films. The project was developed by Element Pictures and Film4. HanWay has boarded as worldwide sales agent here at Cannes.
The story follows a young man who needs to take revenge, a doctor who has to make a decision and his family that must survive.