Washington: Actors Kate Mara and Simon Pegg are all set to treat their fans as they are in talks to star in the independent thriller ‘Inheritance’.
British director Vaughn Stein will be helming the thriller, while Richard B. Lewis is producing the film alongside David Wulf, Dan Reardon and Santosh Govindaraju. Matthew Kennedy is writing the script for the flick, reported Variety.
The film is based on what happens when the patriarch of a wealthy and influential family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and devastate their lives.
Mara’s credits include Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’, ‘Meagan Leavey’ and ‘Chappaquiddick’. She has earned an Emmy nomination for her work on ‘House of Cards’.
Pegg recently reprised the role of Benji Dunn, alongside Tom Cruise in the Paramount’s ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’, and was also seen in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ earlier this year. He will next appear in the horror action comedy ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’, which he will also executive produce alongside Nick Frost under the pair’s Stolen Picture banner.