Netflix has announced that Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood will take the lead roles of Jessie and Gerald respectively in “Hush” and “Oculus” helmer Mike Flanagan’s Stephen King adaptation “Gerald’s Game” for Intrepid Pictures.
Set almost entirely in a single room in a remote cabin, a couple trying to spice up their sex life. She accidentally kills her husband while handcuffed to the bed, and, following the subsequent realization that she is trapped alone with little hope of rescue, begins to let the voices inside her head take over.
Flanagan adapted the script with Jeff Howard based on the 1992 suspense novel of the same name. Trevor Macy will produce and Netflix will distribute exclusively worldwide.
Henry Thomas, Carel Struycken, Kate Siegel anc Chiara Aurelia round out the cast,with principal photography beginning today in Alabama.