Star-Studded Lineup Announced for New Psychological Drama ‘The Housewife’

A-list actors Naomi Watts, Tye Sheridan, Michael Imperioli, and Norman Reedus have been announced to headline the upcoming film, a psychological drama titled ‘The Housewife’. This marks the directorial debut for Ben Shirinian. The film will start attracting foreign investors during the Berlin Film Festival and is expected to commence shooting by June 2024.

The Housewife: A Glimpse into the Plot

Based on a true story from the year 1964, ‘The Housewife’ centres around a young New York Times journalist, played by Tye Sheridan, who is hot on the trail of a potential Nazi officer clandestinely residing in Queens. Things take an unexpected turn when he becomes close with the suspect’s captivating wife portrayed by Naomi Watts, which complicates his investigation further.

A Closer look at the Star-Studded cast

Watts, known for her roles in ‘Penguin Bloom’, ‘Birdman’, ‘St. Vincent’, and Netflix’s ‘The Watcher’, has recently wrapped production on Audrey Diwan’s ‘Emmanuelle’ and is currently starring in Ryan Murphy’s ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’.

Sheridan, noted for his roles in ‘The Tree of Life’, ‘Mud’, and the ‘X-Men’ franchise, has also been a part of ‘Ready Player One’ and recently starred in George Clooney’s Amazon project ‘The Tender Bar’.

Imperioli is renowned for his role as Christopher Moltisanti in ‘The Sopranos’ and has also been a part of ‘The White Lotus’, ‘The Fool’ and Paul Schrader’s ‘Oh, Canada’.

Norman Reedus, best known as Daryl Dixon from ‘The Walking Dead’, has demonstrated his acting prowess in films like John Hillcoat’s ‘Triple 9’ and Robert Redford’s ‘The Conspirator’.

Production and Sales

‘The Housewife’ is set to be produced by Robbie Brenner, Kevin McKeon, and Lee Broda, while Alyssa Hill who also wrote the script, will serve as the executive producer. Meanwhile, CAA Media Finance is representing the domestic sales rights to the film.

Watts is signed up by Untitled Entertainment and CAA, Sheridan by Mosaic and WME, Imperioli by Anonymous Content and The Gersh Agency, Reedus by CAA and Linden Entertainment, and Shirinian by CAA.

Wrapping Up

‘The Housewife’, the highly anticipated psychological drama, has already begun making waves in the entertainment world. With a star-studded lineup and a fascinating and historical plot, it’s a film we can’t wait to check out. For more updates and exciting news about your favourite films, check out HitPlay.

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