JK Simmons stars as murderous sociopath in the Woods thriller
From J. Jonah Jameson to a sociopathic murderer, Simmons has reach.
Michelle schumacherthe thriller Woods found his murderous sociopath in JK Simmons, reports the deadline. In addition to Simmons, Downton abbey Star Allen leech, Narcos: Mexico prominent lady Fernanda Urrejola, and Isabelle Anay joined the project.
Woods is about a teenage girl suffering from anxiety, due to a tragic event in her past, who finds herself stalked through the woods by a sociopath during a murderous rampage – this is where Simmons comes into play, in as a character named Wade. The screenplay was written by Schumacher and Carolyn Charpentier.
It turns out that Schumacher and Simmons have been married for 25 years, and this isn’t the first time they’ve collaborated on a project. He starred in his drama I am not here, comedy 3 Geezers!, and his short film Floor. In a quote to Deadline, Simmons opened up about his upcoming role in Woods, saying:
“I didn’t want to play really scary villains when our kids were young, partly because of how it might affect them if they saw the movie and also because I didn’t want to take that energy home with me. after an intense day on the set. ”
Earlier this year, Simmons showed just how capable he is of being truly a sociopath, by lending his voice to the character of Omni-Man in Amazon Video’s superhero animated series. Invincible. He is perhaps best known for playing Bugle of the day J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider Man franchise, including the upcoming movie Spider-Man: No Path Home.
Woods will be produced by Randle Schumacher for rubber tree productions. No release date has yet been announced.
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