Michelle Williams is in talks to play the wife of U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) in the Martin Scorsese-directed drama “Shutter Island” for Paramount Pictures reports the trades.
The drama revolves around the trip made by Daniels to Shutter Island in 1954 to figure out how a multiple murderess escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane on the remote island.
He is grieving the recent death of his wife, who was killed in a fire by one of the inhabitants of the facility. DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Ben Kingsley are already aboard the adaptation of the best-selling novel by Dennis Lehane. Laeta Kalogridis wrote the script.