Alfred Molina, Frances O’Connor, Jimmi Simpson and Aneurin Barnard have joined the cast of Italian filmmaker Francesca Gregorini’s “Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes” reports Reuters.
The story follows a troubled girl (Kaya Scodelario) who babysits a lifelike doll owned by her neighbor (Jessica Biel). The girl becomes obsessed with the neighbor, who looks just like the girl’s dead mother.
Molina will play the girl’s father, O’Connor is the girl’s stepmother, Barnard is the girl’s romantic interest, and Simpson will play one of the girl’s co-workers.
Gregorini, Matt Brady, Kenny Goodman, Jonathan Gray, Kevin Iwashina, Sarah Thorp and Luke Watson will produce.