Two More Join The Messenger

Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton have joined the cast of Oren Moverman’s The Messenger.

The duo join the already announced Ben Foster, Jena Malone and Eamonn Walker.

Principal photography on the road movie, Moverman’s directorial debut after penning scripts for Todd Haynes’ Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There and Ira Sachs’ Married Life, starts May 20.

Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan) and Lawrence Inglee are producing for the Mark Gordon Co., along with Reason Pictures’ Zach Miller. Script is by Moverman and Alessandro Camon.

Financing comes from Omnilab Media Group and Sherezade Films Development.

ContentFilm Intl. will handle sales at this month’s Cannes Film Festival.

Credit: Variety