Casting News for M.R Carey’s She Who Brings Gifts Adaptation
Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton, and Paddy Considine have joined She Who Brings Gifts, based on M.R Carey’s thriller, The Girl With All The Gifts, about a seemingly normal and very intelligent young girl who lives in an underground bunker with other children her age.
Colm McCarthy (Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, Ripper Street) will make his feature directing debut with shooting to start in May.
The Girl With All The Gifts was published by Orbit Books in 2014.
Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t like her. She jokes that she won’t bite, but they don’t laugh.