Will Honley penned the script which follows Jess (Monaghan), a separated mother and nurse who moves with her daughter and young son Owen back into her old family farmhouse. Shortly after settling in, Owen is bitten by the family dog, resulting in a mysterious infection from the bite. When Jess discovers a disturbing cure, she is tested on the extent she’ll go to keep her child alive.
Hercules Film Fund is fully financing the film and Rhea Films is producing. Paris Kassidokostas Latsis and Terry Dougas are producing and Jean-Luc De Fanti is exec producing on behalf of the financier. Gary Levinsohn and Billy Hines are producing for H2L Media Group with Steve Sims and Ryan Bartecki serving as Executive Producers.
Monaghan will next be seen in Zoe Lister-Jones’ The Craft, the Blumhouse reboot of the 1996 feature, and recently wrapped production on Christine Jeffs’ Every Breath You Take, starring opposite Casey Affleck and Sam Claflin.
On television, Monaghan starred in Netflix’ geo-political thriller Messiah as well as Hulu’s drama series The Path, alongside Aaron Paul and Hugh Dancy. Prior to that, she co-starred in the HBO drama True Detective opposite Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role.
Monaghan is repped by ICM Partners, Anonymous Content and attorney Robert Offer.
Brad Anderson is repped by UTA and LBI.
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