“In Bruges” and “Seven Psychopaths” helmer Martin McDonagh has scored funding for his next film – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” at Film4 and Fox Searchlight. Filming is slated to begin in April.
At last report Frances McDormand will play a woman whose daughter is murdered and she sets out declaring war on the racist and corrupt police of her hometown.
Also today, acclaimed “Dogtooth” and “The Lobster” director Yorgos Lanthimos is set to follow up that acclaimed project with the supernatural psychological thriller “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer” which he’ll co-write and direct.
The story will deal with a young man seeking vengeance, and a doctor fighting for the survival of his family. He’ll film it after he finishes the period drama “The Favorite” with Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.