John C. Reilly Joins Cast of Sci-Fi Love Story THE LOBSTER
There seems to be no end in sight for John C. Reilly. Audiences will soon see him in Guardians of the Galaxy, but now he has just been added to the star studded pic The Lobster.
Per Variety, Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos has cast an impressive list of A-listers from around the globe including: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux and Olivia Colman. In addition, lesser knowns like Ashley Jensen, Michael Smiley, Jessica Barden, Ariane Labed, and Angeliki Papoulia round out the cast so far.
Reilly is is an American actor, singer, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. Making his film debut in Casualties of War, Reilly is one of several actors whose careers were launched by Brian De Palma.
To date, he has appeared in more than fifty films, including three separate films in 2002 that were all nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Chicago and a Grammy Award for the song "Walk Hard", which he performed in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. Reilly has starred in Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule, a television show on Adult Swim, since its premiere on May 16, 2010.
The Lobster is a romantic science fiction thriller. Set in a dystopian future, the film tells an atypical love story where finding a partner is a matter of life and death.
Shooting will soon take place in Ireland with a release date somewhere in 2015.