First Photo: Tom Hiddleston In “High-Rise”

“Thor” scene-stealer Tom Hiddleston has revealed the first photo from Ben Wheatley’s film adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s novel “High-Rise” which opens later this year.

Hiddleston features as Dr. Laing in the photo, other actors also involved in the film include Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy and Reece Shearsmith.

Set in a new residential tower built on the eve of Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power, Hiddleston plays a young doctor seduced by the building and its creator, the visionary architect Anthony Royal (Irons).

The Doctor discovers a world of complex loyalties and sensing discord amongst the tenants. As the residents break into tribal factions, Laing finds himself in the middle of mounting violence.