Downloading Nancy: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar winners Holly Hunter and William Hurt have agreed to star opposite Stellan Skarsgard in fresh media's thriller Downloading Nancy, the company said Friday. Commercial and music video helmer Johan Renck is making his directorial debut on the project, with production scheduled for August in Germany, followed by the United Kingdom.
The film centers on Nancy, an unhappy wife who, instead of committing suicide, meets a man over the Internet and hires him to kill her. Problems arise when they form a relationship. Hunter will topline as Nancy, with Hurt starring as her hired hit man.
Skarsgard will play the husband of Hunter's character.