Penned by Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer, Hysteria is directed by Tanya Wexler. Jonathan Pryce and Rupert Everett have already been signed to co-star.
Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce will star as doctors in London treating cases of hysteria, a condition said to be characterized at the time by a woman's irritability, anger or unexplained tears. Hugh Dancy's character and his best friend, portrayed by Rupert Everett, experiment with a new electrical device for treatment for the ailment. Maggie Gyllenhaal portrays the daughter of Jonathan Pryce's character.
Production is scheduled to begin in October in London and Luxembourg.