Deadline is exclusively reporting that Michelle Monaghan has signed up to star in the psychological thriller Blood, with Brad Anderson set to direct.
Blood focuses on Jess, a separated mother and nurse who move with her daughter and young son Owen back into her old family farmhouse. Shortly after settling in, Owen is bitten by the family dog, resulting in a mysterious infection from the bite. When Jess discovers a disturbing cure, she is tested on the extent she’ll go to keep her child alive.
The screenplay is written by Will Honley. Hercules Film Fund is fully financing the film, while Rhea Films is producing. Paris Kassidokostas Latsis and Terry Dougas are producing, while Jean-Luc De Fanti is executive producing on behalf of Hercules Film Fund. Gary Levinsohn and Billy Hines will also be producing under the H2L Media Group banner, with Steve Sims and Ryan Bartecki serve as executive producers.