Variety exclusively reports that Hercules Film Fund has come on board co-finance the sci-fi thriller Tau alongside Ken Kao’s Waypoint Entertainment which stars Maika Monroe and Ed Skrein.
The report states that Maika Monroe will be playing a street-smart grifter who’s the latest victim kidnapped and held captive in a fatal experiment, with the only thing standing in the way of her freedom is an advanced artificial intelligence developed by Ed Skrein’s character.
Tau is being directed by Federico D’Alessandro, working on a script penned by Noga Landau, with principal photography set to commence in Serbia. David S. Goyer and Kevin Turner will be serving as Producer under the Phantom Four banner alongside Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder for Addictive Pictures. Rhea Films will co-produce, with Terry Dougas and Jean-Luc De Fanti serving as Executive Producers along with Ken Kao, Dan Kao and Luc Etienne also serving as Executive Producers.