The South Korean director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy) is in talks to direct the English-language drama Stoker, starring Carey Mulligan as a young woman whose eccentric uncle comes back into her life after the death of her father, reports 24 Frames.

Stoker was written by Prison Break star Wentworth Miller.

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Jodie Foster is costarring in the Fox Searchlight project. The role of the uncle has not yet been cast.

No production date has been set.