EXCLUSIVE: We have realized that Jeremy Davies has been cast in Scott Derrickson’s upcoming movie for Blumhouse and Universal, The Black Phone.
Derrickson and frequent collaborator C. Robert Cargill tailored the script based mostly on Joe Hill’s quick story.
Derrickson, Cargill and Jason Blum, for Blumhouse, are producing the movie. Universal and Blumhouse will current the Crooked Highway manufacturing. Joe Hill is an govt producer.
Davies just lately received a BAFTA Games Award for his flip in Playstation’s God of War as Baldur. He made his movie debut starring in David O. Russell’s acclaimed first movie, Spanking the Monkey, which received the Audience Award on the Sundance Film Festival and earned Davies an Independent Spirit Award nomination. His portrayal of Tom Hanks’ interpreter, CPL Upham, in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar successful movie, Saving Private Ryan, garnered notable important popularity of Davies, together with a co-nomination for a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast. Davies’ different characteristic credit embrace Steven Soderbergh’s Solaris with George Clooney and Viola Davis, Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn with Christian Bale, Going All the Way with Ben Affleck; Wim Wenders’ Million Dollar Hotel, Lars von Trier’s Dogville and Manderlay with Nicole Kidman and The House That Jack Built with Matt Dillon, The Locusts with Vince Vaughn, Nell with Jodie Foster, and Twister with Philip Seymour Hoffman.
In tv, Davies was an Emmy for his Guest Actor Drama Series flip in FX’s Justified. On that show he performed the ferocious, fragile Kentucky outlaw Dickie Bennett, which notched his two Emmy noms general. Davies performed Daniel Faraday in JJ Abrams’ Lost. Other TV credit embrace HBO’s The Laramie Project, Bryan Fuller’s sequence, Hannibal and American Gods, Greg Berlanti’s Arrow, Flash and Supergirl, in addition to Sleepy Hollow, Constantine, Lucifer, Texas Rising with Bill Paxton, and David Lynch’s re-boot of Twin Peaks.
Davies is represented by Zero Gravity Management and lawyer Karl Austen.