Dan Stevens had huge success with Downton Abbey, and now he’s trying to segue from that to film stardom. He’s got Summer In February hitting UK cinemas this Friday, and we should be able to see him in the Wikileaks flick The Fifth Estate and the Liam Neeson starrer A Walk Among The Tombstones in the next few months.
Now he’s booked a new role, with Variety reporting that he’s set to star in Adam Wingard’s indie movie, The Guest. It’s apparently a much darker role than we’ve previously seen from Stevens. The film ‘follows a family who befriends a man who has just returned from a tour of duty unaware he is not the man he is letting on to be’.
Simon Barrett came up with the script. Adam Wingard has gained quite a few fans in horror circles thanks to the likes of A Horrible Way To Die and You’re Next, so this is likely to be pretty intense too. Shooting should start later this summer.