Alexander joins the cast of “What Maisie Knew”

Alexander Skarsgard has joined Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan in What Maisie Knew, an adaptation of the Henry James novel set in contemporary New York from co-directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel.

U.S. buyers are being tempted during the Marche du Film by WME’s Graham Taylor and Mark Ankner and international sales by Fortissimo Films.

Written by Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright, the story centers on Maisie, a six-year-old girl enmeshed in the bitter divorce of her mother, a rock and roll icon, and her father, a charming but distracted art dealer.

Moore stars as Maisie’s mother, Coogan as her father and Skarsgard stars as Moore’s new husband.

The movie is to roll August in NYC and is produced by Bill Teitler, Chuck Weinstock and Daniela Taplin Lundberg.

Taplin’s Red Crown Productions is producing with Daniel Crown (Dirty Girl) and Riva Marker (The Romantics) serving as executive producers.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter