Rupert Friend to star in sci-fi thriller ‘Companion’

Los Angeles [US], June 21 (ANI): Actor Rupert Friend has joined the cast of sci-fi thriller ‘Companion’.

The film also stars Sophie Thatcher, Jack Quaid, Lukas Gage, Megan Suri and Harvey Guillen, Deadline reported.

Drew Hancock has come on board to direct ‘Companion’. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

Friend can currently be seen in the Ben Stiller/Apple TV+ limited series High Desert opposite Patricia Arquette and directed by Jay Roach.

He also stars alongside Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, and Bryan Cranston in Wes Anderson’s feature Asteroid City, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and opened on a limited theatrical release June 16, with a wide release coming June 23.

Friend has also recently wrapped production on Wes Anderson’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar for Netflix and the feature film Canary Black, both slated for a release in 2024. He will soon begin production on the upcoming biopic James and Lucia in which he plays the title role of James Joyce.