Schitt’s Creek star Emily Hampshire lands her next movie role

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Schitt’s Creek Star Emily Hampshire has landed her next starring role in an upcoming thriller.

Hampshire set to star in Caitlin Cronenberg’s directorial debut Humanwho has, according to Deadlinealready finished filming.

The film, which is being described as an “environmentally themed thriller”, will star Hampshire alongside It is the endis Jay Baruchel and Grace and Frankie starring Peter Gallagher.

Also joining them on the cast are transplants Sirena Gulamgaus, Emergencyby Sebastian Chacon as well as Cardinalis Alanna Bale.

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Set just months after an environmental catastrophe in a dystopian future that led world leaders to take drastic measures to reduce the world’s population, Human documents a single day in the life of a wealthy family.

When the retired family patriarch rounds up his four adult children to tell them he wants to volunteer for a new euthanasia program, his plan goes awry, leaving tensions to rise and his children to fight.

Speaking about the screenplay written by Victory Man Productions’ Michael Sparaga, Cronenberg said she had to do the movie once she read the script.

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“From my very first reading, the all-too-possible dystopian world of Michael’s script took my breath away, and I immediately knew I had to be the one to make this movie,” Cronenberg said.

Speaking about her cast and crew, the director said she was “blessed” and looking forward to the film’s release.

“Each day on set was like a gift and I feel truly blessed to have worked with such outstanding talent, in front of and behind the camera. I can’t wait to share this film with the world.

To add Human to his already impressive CV, Schitt’s Creek The Hampshire star is also attached to a new ‘raunchy female comedy’ movie titled D-Day.

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