The Killing of a Sacred Deer begins Shoot

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07: Actor Colin Ferrell attends "Seven Psychopaths" premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at Ryerson Theatre on September 7, 2012 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Shooting has begun in Cincinatti for The Killing of the Sacred Deer. The project sees director Yorgos Lanthimos reunited with Colin Farrell, for their second collaboration following the success of The Lobster. 

Nicole Kidman stars as the wife of Farell’s character, along with Barry Keoghan (’71), Raffey Cassidy (Tomorrowland), Sunny Suljic (The Unspoken), Bill Camp (12 Years a Slave) and Alicia Silverstone (Clueless).

The Film is produced by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe’s Element pictures.

Lanthimos and his regular collaborator, Efthymis Filippou co-wrote the project in which Farrell stars as Steven, a charismatic surgeon forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behaviour of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

The film is financed by Film4 and the Irish Film Board and New Sparta Films, whose involvement was brokered by HanWay Films.

HanWay Films is worldwide sales agent, and A24 are on board as US distributor, following their May release of The Lobster.
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