We already knew that David Cronenberg was set to reteam with Robert Pattinson on Maps To The Stars, but now the cast has grown, as it’s been revealed that Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson and Sarah Gadon (A Dangerous Method) will also star in the movie, according to Deadline.
Production on the film will begin this July in Toronto and Los Angeles. Maps to the Stars is both a haunting ghost story and a scathing attack on the celebrity-obsessed society of LA. The plot is about two child actors ruined by Hollywood’s depravity, although we don’t know exactly who each of the actors will play.
Back when Cronenberg was trying to make the film a few years ago, he had this to say about the film, “You could say it’s a Hollywood film because the characters are agents, actors and managers, but it is not a satire like The Player … Hollywood is a world that is seductive and repellent at the same time, and it is the combination of the two that makes it so potent. I won’t fall back on some cliches or simplistic sloganeering, because the culture and what it reveals about Western culture and the rest of the world is very complex.”
Los Angeles author and screenwriter Bruce Wagner (Wild Palms) wrote the screenplay.