Searchlight Pictures’ dark comedy ‘The Menu’ has added actor Hong Chau to the cast. Chau, best known for featuring in Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’ joins Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes in the cast.
Mark Mylod will direct the movie, according to the reports.
The script has been penned by Will Tracy and Seth Reiss.
Described as a darkly comedic psychological thriller set in the world of eccentric culinary culture, ‘The Menu’ following a young couple who visit an exclusive restaurant on a remote island where an acclaimed chef (Fiennes) has prepared a lavish tasting menu.
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Adam McKay will back the movie under his Hyperobject Industries banner along with Betsy Koch.
Chau recently wrapped production on Darren Aronofsky’s next film ‘The Whale’, co-starring Brendan Fraser.
She will also star in Kelly Reichard’s next film ‘Showing Up’.