Armie Hammer On For Ben Wheatley’s Freakshift

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by James White |
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A few weeks ago, we brought the news that Alicia Vikander had entered talks to join Ben Wheatley's next film, Freakshift. She's officially aboard and now Armie Hammer, a veteran of the director's Free Fire, is joining her in the cast.

Wheatley wrote Freakshift a few years ago with Amy Jump and has now got the movie in a position to start rolling in August. The film's high concept involves a world where creatures rise up at night and terrorise decent citizens. That leads to the creation of the Freakshift themselves, a government-organised band of thrill-seeking hunters who are happy to go out a-killing of a night "for duty, sport and money."

Vikander will play the main protagonist with Hammer as her love interest in this world of underground monsters. Andrew Starke, Wheatley's producing partner in Rook Films, will help to shepherd this one to screens.

Hammer is on UK screens now in Free Fire, which arrives in the US on 21 April. He'll also be seen in Final Portrait, Call Me By Your Name and has a voice in Cars 3, due on 14 July.

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