Claire Foy and James McAvoy are set to star in a new thriller that will see the latter improvise scenes while filming.
My Son, a remake of 2017 French movie Mon Garcon, follows a father (McAvoy) whose son goes missing, leading him to the town where his ex-wife (Foy) lives in order to find answers.
However, the It: Chapter Two star will not be given a script or dialogue, instead improvising on set as each scene unfolds while the rest of the cast and crew are aware of the scenes – a concept that they used for the original movie.
"James will be doing the detective work of the film in real time, on camera, to create real tension for this thriller," said Adam Fogelson, chairman of producers STXfilms Motion Picture Group.
"We like to support bold and innovative storytelling like My Son, and Claire could not be a more spectacular or exciting choice for this film which is certain to thrill audiences."
Director Christian Carion, who took charge of the French original, will direct the remake, which is set to begin production in November in Scotland.
McAvoy and Foy have a pretty busy schedule coming up, with the former set to narrate a new Channel 4 reality series called The Bridge.
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