A24 finishes filming ‘Death of a Unicorn’, adds seven more actors to cast

Studio reveals the film's key players

Above: (Clockwise L-R) Paul Rudd, Jenna Ortega, Richard E. Grant, Téa Leoni, Will Poulter, Anthony Carrigan, Sunita Mani, Jessica Hynes, Stephen Park, Alex Scharfman

After a summer of shooting, A24 has wrapped on Death of a Unicorn, its new film starring Jenna and Paul Rudd (Ant-Man franchise). Others officially set to join the duo as part of the ensemble include Richard E. Grant (Saltburn) Téa Leoni (Flirting with Disaster, Spanglish), Will Poulter (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3), Anthony Carrigan (Barry), Sunita Mani (Glow), Jessica Hynes (Shaun of the Dead), and Stephen Park (Asteroid City).

Death of a Unicorn marks the directorial debut of Alex Scharfman, who also wrote the script. The film follows a father (Rudd) and daughter (Jenna) who accidentally hit and kill a unicorn while en route to a weekend retreat, where the former’s billionaire boss (Grant) seeks to exploit the creature’s miraculous curative properties.

John Carpenter, the legendary director behind Halloween and The Thing is composing music for the pic alongside son Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies. Larry Fong (Kong: Skull Island) is on board as Director of Photography, with Amy Williams (Master of None) as Production Designer, Avy Kaufman (Tár) as Casting Director and Andrea Flesch (Midsommar) as Costume Designer.

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