Elisabeth Moss & Kate Hudson to headline psycological thriller Shell, directed by Max Minghella!

Elisabeth Moss sarà protagonista insieme a Kate Hudson e Kaia Gerber del thriller psicologico Shell del regista Max Minghella. Scoprite di più!

Emmy-winner Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) will star alongside Oscar-nominee Kate Hudson (Glass Onion) and actress and model Kaia Gerber (Babylon) in psychological thriller Shell from director Max Minghella (Teen Spirit).

Filming recently wrapped in Los Angeles on the movie which marks the sophomore directorial effort from The Handmaid’s Tale and The Social Network star Max Minghella.


The film is set in a near future when humanity’s cultural obsession with youth and beauty has been taken to new extremes.


In Shell, struggling actress Samantha (Elisabeth Moss) is given an opportunity to get a free trial at Shell. A pioneering health and beauty company which promises to keep its clients looking young forever. Samantha’s life and career is transformed by the treatment. And she develops a burgeoning friendship with Shell’s CEO, the ultra-glamorous Zoe Shannon (Kate Hudson). When a string of former Shell patients go missing under mysterious circumstances, including popular social media star Chloe Benson (Kaia Gerber). Samantha starts to fear she may be in danger herself.


Elisabeth Moss as struggling actress Samantha.

Kate Hudson as Shell’s ultra-glamorous CEO Zoe Shannon.

Kaia Gerber as popular social media star Chloe Benson

Amy Landecker (Transparent), Emmy winner Peter MacNicol (Ally McBeal), Blake Lee (Cruel Summer), Dustin Milligan (Schitt’s Creek), Peri Gilpin (Frasier), and Mary Lynn Rajskub (24). Arian Moayed (Succession), Grammy-nominated musician and composer Este Haim (Licorice Pizza), actor-writer Lionel Boyce (The Bear), and actor-comedian Ziwe (ZIWE).

Minghella said: “Shell packs a wildly entertaining genre movie with iconic characters and universal themes that are bound to have people talking long after they leave the theater. I’m so thrilled to be bringing it to life with this extraordinary cast and the incredible support of Black Bear International, Love & Squalor and Automatik”.

Moss added: “This is one of the most unique, entertaining and special scripts I’ve ever read. And I am so honored to be a part of it as an actor and flattered that Max came to me with this character, who’s unlike anyone I’ve ever played before. Having worked with Max for years on The Handmaid’s Tale, I’m so thrilled to now be directed by him as I’m a huge fan of his as a filmmaker. We at Love & Squalor are also excited to be working alongside Automatik and Black Bear, two companies we very much admire.”


Pic is being produced by Automatik’s Fred Berger (La La Land) and Brian Kavanaugh Jones (Insidious), alongside Minghella for Blank Tape (Teen Spirit), Elisabeth Moss and Lindsey McManus for Love & Squalor Pictures (Shining Girls) and Alicia Van Couvering (Cop Car), from a script penned by Jack Stanley (Lou). Jamie Bell will be executive producer. The deal was negotiated on behalf of Black Bear International by Jill Silfen.

Black Bear International will be introducing the project to international buyers in Cannes and distributing directly in the UK and Ireland. CAA Media Finance and WME Independent are co-repping domestic rights.

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