Anthony Hopkins Boards Pacific Northwest Thriller ‘Go With Me’

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins is re-teaming with his Kidnapping Freddy Heineken helmer Daniel Alfredson (The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest) on Go With Me, a joint production between Enderby Entertainment and The Gotham Group. Pic is adapted from the 2008 novel by Castle Freeman Jr. about a young woman who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest only to be harassed by an ex-cop turned crimelord named Blackway. Forsaken by the locals and advised to leave town by the local sheriff, she instead turns to an ex-logger (Hopkins) and his sidekick to help her fight back against her sociopathic stalker.

More castings are underway as the film gears up to shoot this fall. Hopkins was seen recently in Red 2, Thor: The Dark World, and Noah. He also stars for Alfredson as the titular kidnapped beer heir in the upcoming Kidnapping Freddy Heineken opposite Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, and Jim Sturgess. Joe Gangemi and Gregory Jacobs are writing the adaptation. Rick Dugdale is producing for Enderby Entertainment alongside Lindsay Williams and Ellen Goldsmith-Vein for The Gotham Group. Hopkins will also produce with Jacobs. Shooting begins mid-November in British Columbia, Canada. UTA is repping domestic sales. Hopkins is repped by UTA and Independent Talent Group in the UK.

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