Maisie Williams has joined Julius Berg’s directorial debut.
The film, titled The Owners, is based on a comic book from the artist Hermann, written by Yves H. It is produced by Bluelight’s Alain de la Mata and executive produced by XYZ Films. Berg will direct from a script co-written by himself and Matthieu Gompel.
Multiple outlets report that 21-year-old Willians is on board the project set in 1990s rural England.
Williams who is best known for her role as Arya Stark in HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, is set to play a young woman, the girlfriend of a man who plots, together with his mate, to rob the elderly local doctor and his wife.
“I’m very proud that Maisie Williams is joining the cast of The Owners. Her already impressive experience will bring great force and vitality to her character and to the narrative of what promises to be a particularly intense thriller. Beyond her great talent she is an actor possessed of a profound humanity with who I am greatly looking forward to working,” Berg said when revealing Williams’ participation in the project.
The filmis scheduled to begin filming this spring in Kent, England.