Netflix announced recently that a feature film adaptation of author Donald Ray Pollock‘s Midwestern gothic novel The Devil All the Time is coming to the streaming service.
The movie has an impressive cast, and tells a story about a “storm of faith, violence and redemption” which takes place over the course of two decades from the end of World War II into the 1960s.
You can find more info on The Devil All the Time below.
Here’s a plot synopsis followed by who will star in the movie from Netflix:
Logline: In a place called Knockemstiff, Ohio, a forgotten backwoods of this country – a storm of faith, violence and redemption brews. Out of desperation to save his dying wife, Willard Russell turns to prayer which succumbs to sacrifice. This sets our protagonist Arvin, Willard’s son, on his path from bullied kid to a man who knows when to take action. The Devil All the Time is a finely woven “mid-western” gothic tale involving a nefarious cast of characters: a serial killer couple, a faith-testing preacher, and a corrupt local sheriff in a story that is told across two decades.
Cast: Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, The Impossible), Chris Evans (Captain America, Marvel’s The Avengers, Snowpiercer), Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, Jane Eyre, Crimson Peak), Robert Pattinson (Good Time, The Rover), Bill Skarsgard (It, Castle Rock), Eliza Scanlen (Sharp Objects, Little Women) and Tony Award Winner Gabriel Ebert (Ricki and the Flash).
The adaptation is directed by Antonio Campos (The Sinner, The Punisher), who also co-wrote the screenplay along with Paulo Campos.
Producing the movie is Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker of Nine Stories Productions, Max Born, and Randall Poster. Executive producing is Annie Marter and Jacob Jaffke.
No release date has been announced for The Devil All the Time, but filming is set to begin next month in Alabama.
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