Matthew Goode is in talks for the leading role in Stoker, a role which actors such as Colin Firth, James Franco, Michael Fassbender, and Joel Edgerton were previously circling.

Stoker centers around a young girl (Mia Wasikowska) who is mourning the loss of her father. Matthew Goode will portray the mysterious uncle who shows up unexpectedly after the death. Nicole Kidman has been cast as the girl's mother.

Chan-wook Park (Thirst, Oldboy) is making his English-language debut with Stoker. Actor Wentworth Miller penned the screenplay under the pseudonym Ted Foulke.

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Ridley Scott and Tony Scott are producing Stoker under their Scott Free Films banner, alongside Michael Costigan. No production schedule was given for Stoker yet.