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This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz Joins The Will O Wisp

This Is Us star Chrissy Metz is set to star in the horror film The Will O Wisp

Chrissy Metz (This Is UsAmerican Horror Story) is attached to star in the horror film The Will O Wisp, according to THR. The film comes to us from Canadian writer/director Evan Cooper . The Will O Wisp is about, “a recently divorced Montana man and his dog, who are beckoned into the woods on their property after seeing strange lights.” The site describes the indie horror film as Signs meets Misery. Metz will play “a nurse with a checkered past who works at the local assisted living center.”

Chrissy Metz is currently playing the role of Kate Peterson on the NBC family drama This Is Us, for which she has earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series as well as nominations for a Golden Derby, an MTV Award and a Teen Choice Award. Metz also appeared in the series American Horror Story: Freakshow from 2014-2015 in the role of Barbara / Ima Wiggles. Metz has appeared in episodes of the TV series EntourageAll of UsMy Name is EarlSolving Charlie and Huge. She’s also appeared in the films Loveless in Los Angeles and The Onion Movie. She’ll next be seen in the film Sierra Burgess is a Loser where she’ll play the role of Veronica’s mom.

Cooper recently directed the short film The Armoire, which has been seen on the festival circuit.

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