Trevante Rhodes, Lil Rel Howery Join Cast Of Netflix Post-Apocalyptic Film, ‘Bird Box’Posted by Wilson Morales
October 13, 2017
Variety is reporting that Moonlight’s Trevante Rhodes and Get Out’s Lil Rel Howery, along with Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich, Jacki Weaver and Patti Cake$ star Danielle MacDonald were added to the cast of Sandra Bullock‘s upcoming Netflix film, Bird Box.
Susanne Bier is directing “Bird Box” from a script by “Arrival” writer Eric Heisserer.
The story follows a woman and a pair of children who are blindfolded, and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Dylan Clark is producing with Chris Morgan and Clayton Townsend. The film was developed by Scott Stuber at Universal, before he moved to Netflix to head its feature film division.
It is unknown which character each actor will be playing.
Following her critically acclaimed performance in Sundance pic “Patti Cake$”, Macdonald landed a supporting role in “Dumplin” opposite Jennifer Aniston. Best known for his role in “Moonlight,” Rhodes can be seen next in Fox’s reboot of “Predator.” Howery appeared in Jordan Peele’s “Get Out.” Paulson can currently be seen in FX’s “American Horror Story: Cult” and just wrapped Fox’s “The Post.” Salazar can be seen next in “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” and the James Cameron produced “Atila: Battle Angel.”