Maisy Stella Lands Lead Role Alongside Anne Hathaway and Ewan McGregor in Warner Bros.’ Thriller

Sundance sensation Maisy Stella, acclaimed for her breakout performance in “My Old Ass,” secures a pivotal role in an enigmatic project by Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Pictures.

Set to star alongside Hollywood heavyweights Anne Hathaway and Ewan McGregor, Stella’s casting adds further intrigue to the untitled thriller helmed by director David Robert Mitchell, known for his captivating works like “It Follows” and “Under the Silver Lake.

Variety writes that details surrounding the plot remain shrouded in secrecy, intensifying anticipation for Mitchell’s latest venture, which industry insiders have classified as a gripping thriller.

With Mitchell at the helm, supported by the producing prowess of J.J. Abrams, Hannah Minghella, and Matt Jackson, alongside executive producers Jake Weiner and Chris Bender, the project signifies a convergence of top-tier talent in the filmmaking realm.

Maisy Stella

Stella’s ascent to cinematic prominence follows her stellar performance in “My Old Ass,” a Sundance darling directed by Megan Park and produced by LuckyChap. Garnering rave reviews, the film swiftly secured a lucrative distribution deal with Amazon-MGM, surpassing the $15 million mark and promising widespread theatrical release, slated for this summer.

Renowned film critic Peter DeBruge hailed “My Old Ass” as a “future classic,” lauding its candid exploration of adolescent themes and interpersonal dynamics.

Having initially captivated audiences on the small screen in the hit series “Nashville,” Stella’s transition to the silver screen signifies a remarkable evolution in her burgeoning career.

Represented by CAA, Entertainment 360, Narrative, and legal counsel McKuin Frankel Whitehead, Stella’s trajectory underscores her status as a rising star poised for cinematic stardom.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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