Mitra Digs Boy in the Box


Doomsday star joins indie thriller

Doomsday‘s Rhona Mitra is the latest actor to join the indie thriller The Boy in the Box for A2 Entertainment Group and Code Entertainment.

She joins Josh Lucas and Jon Hamm in the film about a small-town police chief determined to discover the truth behind the mummified remains of a boy who was murdered a half-century earlier. Anders Anderson is directing from a screenplay by Glenn Taranto.

James Van Der Beek, Marcus Thomas, Jimmy Bennett and Jessica Chastain also have been cast. Mitra plays the police chief’s wife, who is trying to move on after the disappearance of their own son eight years earlier. Lucas plays the father of the murdered boy.

A2’s Anderson and Andy Steinman and Code Entertainment’s Al Corley, Bart Rosenblatt and Eugene Musso are producing. Mitra will soon begin work on Underworld 3: The Rise of the Lycans.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter