Pedro Pascal To Star In Weapons, New Horror Movie From Barbarian Director: Report

Amidst the buzz of his acclaimed performance in HBO last of us, Peter Pascal has now reportedly been signed to lead a new film by the director of Wild, Zach Krieger. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is titled ‘Weapon’ and is described as an ‘interconnected, multi-story horror epic,’ similar to 1999’s Magnolia, Paul Thomas Anderson’s interconnected drama. Currently, there are no character details for Pascal, but reports suggest that the team is looking to begin filming during the autumn of this year.

Wild was a surprise hit last year, produced for just $4.5 million (roughly Rs. 37 crores), which has studios and streamers vying for a chance to fund the director. Krieger’s next project. theart Note that New Line ultimately won the bidding war in January, guaranteeing a theatrical release. For now, it is too early to tell whether weapons There will also be a huge cast lineup, like Magnolia, with multiple stories and characters that tie into each other. However, considering his work in Barbarian, it’s not far-fetched to anticipate the film subverting every expectation in the horror genre while adding some comedy to the mix. After all, Krieger was part of the infamous sketch comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U’ Know — it’s part of his DNA.

Krieger will also produce Weapon with the same team that produced Barbarian – Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee, and Boulderlite Pictures’ JD Lifshitz and Rafael Margulies. Meanwhile, Pascal has been on a roll this year – donning the bounty hunter’s helmet once again the mandalorian season 3 and garnering his name amid awards season chatter for his portrayal as Joel last of us, Earlier this month he also got included in upcoming cast of ridley scott gladiator sequel Teaming up with an ensemble cast, in an undisclosed role Paul Mescal ,after noon, Barry Keoghan ,Banshee of Inishrin), and returning star Connie Nielsen.

Pascal is also set to star in the Ethan Coen film Drive-Away Dolls, coming out in September, and will be seen alongside Ethan Hawke (Before Sunrise) in the Pedro Almodovar short film Strange Way of Life, set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival later this month. At the end of the year, they will meet again Bella Ramsey to film the last of us season 2, co-creators Neil Druckmann And Craig Mazin confirmed it will adapt events from the sequel to the polarizing video game The Last of Us Part IIand it can run for longer than a season,

Currently, there are no release details for Zach Cregger’s Weapons.

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