Brad Anderson will be celebrating today after his movie The Call, significantly exceeded expectations at the US box office. He’s already planning his next movie, as THR reports that Kate Beckinsale is in talks to take the lead in Anderson’s Eliza Graves.
The screenplay is based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, and follows a Med School student trapped in a mental institution that has been overtaken by its inmates. Some of the patients are now pretending to be doctors, but it’s not clear who. Kate Beckinsale will play the title character, an inmate who has an affair with a Harvard grad.
Joe Gangemi (Wind Chill) wrote the script, with production set to begin June 21st in Bulgaria.