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Ryan Reynolds Facing Queen Of The Night
Starring in Atom Egoyan's thriller

09 August 2012  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Ryan Reynolds Facing Queen Of The Night

At some point in the not too distant future, Ryan Reynolds will be facing down hordes of sword-wielding immortals in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's Highlander remake. Before he heads to Scotland, however, Reynolds is off to Canada to star in Atom Egoyan's Queen Of The Night.

No, it's not an entire film based on a Whitney Houston song or an operatic character. The details are scarce at this point, but the film is apparently a kidnap thriller in which Reynolds will play the father of an abducted child. Don't expect much in the way of clock-ticking revenge action though: Egoyan's films (like Calendar, Exotica, Ararat and Adoration) tend to be more cerebral than that.

Egoyan, as usual, has co-written the screenplay, and will produce the indie thriller along with Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss and Stephen Traynor. He's currently still hard at work on The Devil's Knot, his dramatisation of the case of the West Memphis Three.

Reynolds meanwhile, has just finished shooting the zombie comicbook cop comedy RIPD, which is out in the UK next June. Queen Of The Night starts filming in February.


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