Emily Mortimer is, according to a story at The Hollywood Reporter, in final talks to star opposite James Badge Dale in Legendary Pictures’ upcoming supernatural thriller Spectral.
The script, originally written by George Nolfi from a treatment by Ian Fried, was rewritten by John Gatins and has Nic Mathieu attached to direct. It follows a special ops force that has trained in hunting the supernatural. They come up against ghosts that have taken over Manhattan.
Mortimer, who will play a CIA mission leader, currently stars on HBO’s “The Newsroom.”
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