KATE, SI­MON SET TO LEAD IN­HER­I­TANCE THRILLER

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THE PLOT IS ABOUT A FAM­ILY WHOSE PA­TRI­ARCH DIES, LEAV­ING A SHOCK­ING SE­CRET FOR HIS WIFE AND DAUGH­TER

Kate Mara, star of the se­ries House of Cards, and Si­mon Pegg, star of the Star Trek and Mis­sion Im­pos­si­ble films, are in talks for lead roles in a thriller, ti­tled In­her­i­tance.

Bri­tish di­rec­tor Vaughn Stein will helm the movie, re­ports 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 their lives.

Mara has been in Ri­d­ley Scott’s Os­car-nom­i­nated film The Mar­tian and a few indie movies. Her work in House of Cards got her an Emmy nom­i­na­tion.

Pegg re­cently reprised the role of Benji Dunn, along­side Tom Cruise in 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.

PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK PHOTO: PAS­CAL LE SEGRETAIN/GETTY IMAGES

Kate Mara is an Emmy­nom­i­nated ac­tor and also starred in the Os­car­nom­i­nated film The Mar­tian

Si­mon Pegg is a Mis­sion: Im­pos­si­ble reg­u­lar

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