Armie Hammer Joins Alicia Vikander’s ‘FREAKSHIFT’
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Nocturnal Animals star Armie Hammer has joined filmmaker Ben Wheatley’s upcoming film, FREAKSHIFT opposite Alicia Vikander. Hammer will play Vikander’s love interest.
Freakshift is set in a world where monsters rise from the ground and terrorize citizens when night falls. The Freakshift is a band of government-organized misfits and lawbreakers who hunt and kill the creatures for civic duty, sport and money. Production is currently being eyed for August after Vikander completes her work as Lara Croft on the Tomb Raider reboot.
Wheatley also co-wrote with Amy Jump. Andrew Starke will produce via he and Wheatley’s Rook Films, with Riverstone Pictures and Film4 financing.
This marks the second collaboration between Hammer and Wheatley after working on the action movie Free Fire hits theaters on April 21.
Hammer will be voicing Cars 3 and will be seen next opposite Dev Patel and Jason Isaacs in the drama Hotel Mumbai.