Variety is exclusively reports that Sarah Gadon, Raoul Trujillo and Rosanna Arquette are set to star in Sook-Yin Lee’s ghost story Octavio Is Dead.
The film is set to focus on Sarah Gadon, who will be portraying the daughter of her overbearing mother and enters the rich and strange world of her deceased father, a man she never knew. Sexual identity, the occult and the power of will versus imagination confront her on her journey. Newcomer Dimitris Kitsos also joins the cast of Octavio’s student Apostolis, while Rosanna Arquette will play the overbearing mother and Raoul Trujillo as the deceased father.
Sarah Gadon will also serve as an Executive Producer on the film, which is set to commence shooting in Toronto between the 22nd January and the 13th February. Sook-Yin Lee will be directing on a script he wrote, with the film being produced by Film Farm’s Jennifer Weiss, Simone Urdl and Jamie Manning.