Dakota Johnson and Zazie Beetz are in negotiations to join Armie Hammer in Annapurna’s untitled thriller. Babak Anvari is writing and directing the movie.
According to the reports, the movie follows a New Orleans bartender (Hammer) whose life begins to unravel after a series of disturbing and inexplicable events transpire when he picks up a phone left behind at his bar. Annapurna is fast-tracking the film, having already set a March 29, 2019 release date.
Johnson was last seen in Fifty Shades Freed, which has grossed $347.2 million worldwide. She just finished production on the indie Peanut Butter Falcon, opposite Shia LaBeouf, and the Amazon thriller Suspiria. The 28-year-old actress is currently shooting Bad Times at the El Royale with Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth.
Beetz is also expected to have a big year, starting with the return of her hit TV show Atlanta. She also plays Domino in the upcoming Deadpool sequel. Beetz recently wrapped production on Steven Soderbergh’s new film High Flying Bird. She also has a recurring role in the Netflix series Easy.