EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Nichols (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Man in the High Castle), Bob Gunton (The Shawshank Redemption, 24), Austin Stowell (Catch-22, Bridge of Spies), Briana Middleton (The Tender Bar), David Walton (New Girl, Bad Moms), Reese Alexander (The Interview, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), and Peyton List (Bunk’d, Cobra Kai) have signed on to star in The Last Will and Testament of Charles Abernathy, the Netflix horror film being directed by Alejandro Brugués.
Based on a screenplay by Chris LaMont and Joe Russo, the film follows billionaire Charles Abernathy (Gunton) who, on the eve of his 75th birthday, invites his four estranged children back home out of fear that tonight someone – or something – is coming to kill him. To ensure his family will help protect him from whatever’s coming, Abernathy puts each of their inheritances on the line – they’ll get nothing if he’s found dead by dawn.
Paul Schiff is producing for Paul Schiff Productions, while Dan Clarke is serving as executive producer:
Nichols is repped by Management 360, Principals Talent Management, Buchwald, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher; Gunton by Thirdhill Entertainment and Atlas Talent Agency; Stowell by CAA; Middleton by Gersh and Brillstein Entertainment Partners; Walton by Gersh, MGMT Entertainment, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; Alexander by BLK Management; List by CAA and Gang, Tyre, Ramer.
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