DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE (May 5, 2021): Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Animal Kingdom actor Ben Mendelsohn is set to star opposite Daisy Ridley in Neil Burger’s (Limitless) upcoming psychological thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter.

Mendelsohn will play Jacob Holbrook, the infamous “Marsh King,” who years ago kept his young daughter, Helena, and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. After a lifetime of trying to escape her past, the now grown Helena (Ridley) is forced to face her demons when her father unexpectedly returns.

Principal photography is set to begin in Canada next month on the movie, which heralds from Black Bear, Anonymous Content and STX, which recently acquired U.S. rights. Read the full announcement.

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