Cosmopolis Update: Sarah Gadon Will Play Elise


The Playlist With production set to being shooting this summer in Toronto, casting on David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Paul Giamatti, and Mathieu Amalric is wrapping up. Samantha Morton joined the cast last week—via a Robert Pattinson interview—now she’s been confirmed and according to Entertainment One, who is handling the picture’s distribution in Canada, one more has joined the cast: Canadian actress Sarah Gadon.

Known in Canada for the television series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?,” Gadon currently stars on the CBC drama, “The Border.” More importantly she has already worked with Cronenberg landing a smaller role in the filmmaker’s already-shot “A Dangerous Method” where she plays Emma Jung, Carl Jung’s wife. That picture stars Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley and Vincent Cassel.

Gadon will be playing the role of Pattinson’s estranged wife Elise Shifrin.

CosmopolisTheFilm Samantha Morton and Sarah Gadon officially confirmed in Cosmopolis

After the intense buzz about their involvement in David Cronenberg’s new project, Samantha Morton and Sarah Gadon are now officially confirmed in COSMOPOLIS’ cast.

The British and the Canadian actresses will play Vija Kinski and Elise Shiffrin in this highly awaited film, based on Don DeLillo’s novel.

The shootings will start May 24th in Toronto Canada (it is a reported to be a nine-week shoot, ending prolly last week of July.

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THR Cosmopolis is set to shoot in west Toronto at Cinespace’s Kipling studio facility. The movie, a Canada-French co-production, will be produced by Paulo Branco through Paris-based Alfama Films Production and Martin Katz of Toronto-based Prospero Pictures.

Grégoire Melin's Paris-based Kinology will handle International Sales. Entertainment One will release Cosmopolis in Canada, while RAI Cinema SpA will distribute in Italy.