[Movies] Emma Thompson Set to Star Opposite Robert Carlyle in The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.01.2014
Based on the Douglas Lindsay book…
Variety reports that Emma Thompson will star opposite Robert Carlyle in a film adaptation of the Douglas Lindsay book, The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson, the first book in Lindsay's Barney Thomson series. Carlyle makes his directorial debut with the project as well.
The thriller was adapted by Richard Cowan and Colin McLaren. Carlyle will star as the titular Thomson, a Scottish barber who stumbles into a new life as a serial killer. Thompson is set to play the character's vicious mother.
The project will also reportedly feature roles for Ewen Bremner and Ray Winstone.