James McAvoy is doing something really different with his role in thriller My Son.
An adaption of a French film, My Son centers on the story of a man, whose only son goes missing, and he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers.
For James‘ role, he will be improvising most of his scenes, and will not be given a script or dialogue for it. His character will only be aware of basic aspects of his story, and will have to improvise and react to each moment as it unfolds.
For the rest of the cast, which includes Claire Foy as the ex-wife, they will aware of the scenes.
Christian Carion will direct the film, which begins production in early November in Scotland.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Christian to create My Son for worldwide audiences,” Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group, said. “James will be doing the detective work of the film in real time, on camera, to create real tension for this thriller.”
He added, “We like to support bold and innovative storytelling like My Son, and Claire could not be a more spectacular or exciting choice for this film which is certain to thrill audiences.”
Just recently, James opened up about how he’s been turned away from certain roles because of this…
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