Additional cast members who will be joining Rudd and Ortega include Richerd E. Grant (Loki), Téa Leoni (Fun with Dick and Jane), Will Poulter (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Black Mirror), Anthony Carrigan (Barry), Sunita Mani (GLOW), Jessica Hynes (Shawn of the Dead), and Stephen Park (Asteroid City).
What Is ‘Death of a Unicorn’ About?
In the movie, Rudd and Ortega who play father and daughter in the movie as afore mentioned accidentally hit and kill a unicorn while travelling to a weekend retreat, where the former’s billionaire boss (played by Grant) seeks to exploit the creature’s miraculous curative properties.
The film marks the directorial debut of Alex Scharfman, who also wrote the script.
A24 will be globally distributing the movie after co-financing it alongside Ley Line Entertainment.
Producers include Scharfman, Drew Houpt and Lucas Joaquin of Secret Engine, Tyler Campellone and Lars Knudsen of Square Peg, and Tim Headington and Theresa Steele Page of Ley Line Entertainment.
Serving as executive producers includes Ari Aster, Michael Williams, Jacob Epstein, David Darby, and Nate Kamiya, as well as its leading stars Rudd and Ortega.
John Carpenter, famous for composing the Halloween score, is also composing for the movie alongside his son Cody and Daniel Davies. Director of Photography on the flick has Kong: Skull Island’s Larry Fong, with Amy Williams as Production Designer.
Avy Kaufman (Tár) as Casting Director and Andrea Flesch (Midsommar) as Costume Designer.
A24’s Death of a Unicorn has yet to reveal its release date, as of writing.