Jacki Weaver Joins Chan-wook Park’s “Stoker”

Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (“Animal Kingdom”) has signed on to star in the Chan-wook Park-directed thriller “Stoker” for Fox Searchlight says Deadline.

Weaver joins fellow Aussies Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska along with British actor Matthew Goode in the story of a teen who is mourning the death of her father and has to deal with an eccentric uncle who shows up unexpectedly.

“Prison Break” actor Wentworth Miller penned the script while Ridley and Tony Scott and Michael Costigan are producing.