Sarah Paulson to star in Searchlight Pictures’ upcoming horror thriller Dust.
Will Joines and Karrie Crouse are leading the Crouse-written project and will begin production at the end of August. The film will debut on Hulu in the US, with additional release plans to be announced.
Dust will portray a mother trapped by mounting dust storms while haunted by past encounters and a menacing presence, taking extraordinary steps to protect her family. “Sarah is an extraordinary artist and we are thrilled to be working with her again,” Searchlight presidents David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield said in a statement.
Before Searchlight, Paulson previously starred in Steve McQueen’s 12 years slave and Sean Durkin’s Martha Marcy May Marlene. Alix Madigan and Lucas Joaquin produce Dust, with Paulson also executive producing.
Paulson’s film credits include Warner Bros.’ Ocean 8Aneesh Chaganty’s Run for Hulu and Todd Haynes’ Carol, appear alongside Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. She will star in Bad Robot’s serial adaptation of Glennon Doyle’s memoir, untamed.
She recently starred as Linda Tripp in FX’s Accusation: American Crime Storya role that earned her an Emmy nomination, and in the 10th episode of American horror story. Paulson will soon begin production on Bruce Norris’ film adaptation of his Pulitzer, Tony and Olivier award-winning play, Clybourne Park, directed by Pam MacKinnon.
Paulson is represented by CAA.