Aussie actress Rachael Taylor (Transformers, Shutter) will star in the carnival-set comedy “Splinterheads” for Atlantic Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.
Taylor will play a carnie con artist who dupes and then forms a relationship with a local twentysomething slacker, played by Chicago Second city veteran Thomas Middleditch.
The film will play against the colorful backdrop of performers and showmen. Christopher McDonald and Lea Thompson also star.
Brant Sersen penned and will direct the film which begins shooting next month.