Dermot Mulroney has joined the cast of Stoker for Fox Searchlight. THR reports that Mulroney will star in the film directed by Chan-wook Park based on a script by Wentworth Miler (Prison Break). The cast includes, Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman,Matthew Goode and Jacki Weaver. Filming begins later this month in Nashille. The story follows "a young woman (Wasikowska) who loses her father and must contend with a mysterious uncle (Goode). Mulroney is playing the woman’s father."
Mulroney will be seen in nine films next year. He stars with Hope Davis in the black comedy The Family Tree, which opens August 26, as a villian in Abduction starring Taylor Lautner on September 23. He also appears in J. Edgar, the Clint Eastwood drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio, which bows October 21. The actor also has Drew Barrymore's Everyboydy Loves Whales and The Grey, directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson.
Stoker's cast is already pretty solid, so adding Mulroney is a nice addition. Mulroney's agent is working over time. What are your thoughts?