‘Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg are set to star in the psychological thriller Shirley, to be directed by Josephine Decker.
Moss will play the title character of Shirley Jackson, an American gothic horror writer best known for her short story The Lottery and the novel The Haunting of Hill House. Moss will also produce Shirley, which portrays a reclusive Jackson and her husband, literary critic Stanley Edgar Hyman, to be played by Stuhlbarg.
Sarah Gubbins adapted Susan Scarf Merrell’s psychological thriller Shirley for the movie’s screenplay. Also sharing producer credits on Shirleyis Jeffrey Soros, Simon Horsman, Christine Vachon, David Hinojosa, Sue Naegle and Gubbins.
Paradigm and UTA are handling North American sales. Moss is repped by WME and Ribisi Entertainment Group.
Stuhlbarg is repped by ICM and Viking Entertainment.’