Invisible Man Reboot Adds Handmaid's Tale's Elisabeth Moss


After appearing prominently in the enormously successful Us, actor Elisabeth Moss will continue to delve into the horror genre by starring in The Invisible Man.

Moss has signed on to star in Universal and Blumhouse Productions' reboot of the classic horror movie, with principal photography expected to begin next month. Moss had been in negotiations for a role in the film since March.

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After losing original star Johnny Depp at the beginning of the year, Universal signed Insidious: Chapter 3 filmmaker Leigh Whannell to write, direct and produce the upcoming reboot alongside Jason Blum. Originally planned as part of Universal's shared cinematic horror universe, aptly dubbed Dark Universe, the film is now expected to be a standalone movie.

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In addition to her role in Us, Moss stars in Hulu's acclaimed adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale. Season 3 of the Emmy Award-winning series is expected to premiere on Hulu later this year. Additionally, Moss appeared in all seven seasons of AMC's Mad Men.

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No official release date for The Invisible Man has been announced by Universal, but it's expected to arrive some time in 2020.

(via Deadline)

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