Richard Kelly Helming Corpus Christi


Variety reports that Richard Kelly will next write and direct the contemporary thriller Corpus Christi.

The trade says the project is set in Texas and “concerns a mentally unstable Iraq war veteran, who forges a strange friendship with his boss, a wealthy and politically ambitious owner of a supermarket chain.”

Filming is set to start in July. Kelly, Sean McKittrick and Eli Roth will produce the film.

Kelly’s credits include Donnie Darko, “Southland Tales,” and The Box..