Lena Headey ("Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," 300) is joining Tell-Tale, Scott Free Productions' psychological thriller being directed by Michael Cuesta.
She'll star opposite Josh Lucas in the film inspired by the classic Edgar Allan Poe story "The Tell-Tale Heart." The contemporized adaptation sees Lucas starring as a single father whose recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Shooting on the film is scheduled from mid-March to late April in Rhode Island.
Producing are Scott Free's Ridley Scott, Tony Scott and Michael Costigan as well as Social Capital Films' Martin Shore and Christopher Tuffin.
Executive producing are Gordon Steel and John Baca of the Steel Co. along with Dave Callaham, Matthew Chausse and Scott Free's Malcolm Reeve and Michael Ellenberg.