The still untitled adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel, “The Blunderer” has officially revealed the cast. Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Imogen Poots, and Toby Jones will star in the Andy Goddard directed project.
“The Blunderer” was published in 1954 and is set against a backdrop of early 1960s New York, Walter Stackhouse (Wilson) is a successful architect married to the beautiful Clara (Biel) and leading a charmed and perfect life. But his fascination with an unsolved murder leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with a clever killer (Jones) and an over-ambitious detective. Walter’s obsession, his lies and his lust for another woman (Poots) will collide in a crush of guilt, innocence and, ultimately, fate.
Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and David Hinojosa, along with Ted Hope and Sierra Pictures will produce the psychological thriller. Sierra Pictures will finance. The executive producers are Sierra/Affinity’s Nick Meyer, Marc Schaberg and Kelly McCormick.
The film is slated to begin production later this year. There is no word on when the film will hit theaters.