Kodi Smit-McPhee Joins THE CONGRES With Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti & Harvey Keitel Attached
Kodi Smit-McPhee has joined the cast of The Congress!
The film is from director Ari Folman (Waltz With Bashir) who plans a mix of live-action and animation for the loosely based adaptation of the story, ‘The Futurological Congress‘, by author Stanislaw Lem.
I’m also doing a film called The Congress which is just in the rehearsal process and I think next week we’ll be shooting. I don’t really know how to explain it, I think it’s sci-fi and futuristic.
An aging, out of work actress struggles to make ends meet and provide care for her disabled son. Times are tough until she is offered one last job. A major studio will scan her body – they will own her image and likeness and use it anyway they want. It’s a huge paycheck, but there’s a catch: she’ll never be able to act again. The ramifications of her decision have far-reaching effects in the future that she could never imagine.