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Sebastian Stan Is Starring in a Creepy We Have Always Lived in the Castle Adaptation

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From the Upper East Side to the Marvel Universe, let the ascent of Sebastian Stan continue. Coming off the success of Captain America: Civil War earlier this year, THR reports that the actor will star in a film adaptation of We Have Always Lived in the Castle, based on the 1962 novel by Shirley Jackson. Produced by Michael Douglas, the horror-thriller narrative follows “an isolated family, which has already lost four members to poisoning, that uses rituals and talismans to keep itself away from hostile townspeople.” A distant cousin intent on “maliciously securing the family’s fortune” soon arrives, which sets up a chain of events uncovering tantalizing family secrets. Stan’s role would make Carter Baizen enthusiasts proud: He’ll portray the antagonistic cousin, Charles Blackwood. (Hey, what else are you going to do if you get cut off from your trust fund? Con Nate Archibald into another high-stakes game of poker?)

Sebastian Stan to Headline Creepy Thriller Film