Young ‘IT’ Star Checks Into Hammer Films’ ‘The Lodge’


jaeden Lieberher, most recently seen battling clowns in last year’s box office-smashing It remake, has joined The Lodge, the English-language debut from Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, directors of acclaimed Austrian horror Goodnight Mommy, writes THR.

The Lodge, which started production in Montreal on Wednesday, tells the story of a soon-to-be-stepmom snowed in with her fiance’s two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations finally begin to thaw between the trio, strange and frightening events threaten to summon psychological demons from her strict religious childhood.

Richard Armitage (The Hobbit) and Lia McHugh (American Woman) have also boarded the film, while Riley Keough was announced as being cast in the film last year.

The script was penned by Sergio Casci, Franz and Fiala from an original idea by Sergio Casci.

Hammer Films and FilmNation Entertainment produces. Filmnation also finances and serves and international sales agent, teaming with Endeavor Content for the U.S.



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