As reported earlier by THR, Peter Stormare (Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters, Fargo) and Laura Allen (From Within, The Collective) have signed on to co-star in the Eli Roth produced flick. Allen (pictured above) will play the wife, and Stormare (also pictured above) is an expert steeped in clown lore.
In the film “a loving father dons a clown outfit, wig, bulbous nose, and pancake makeup to entertain at his son, Jack’s (Distefano), sixth birthday after the clown-for-hire is a no-show. Unable to take off the clown garb, dad’s personality changes in horrific fashion. He and his family race to break the curse of the evil outfit before he undergoes a complete transformation into a homicidal killer with over-sized shoes.”
Jon Watts is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Christopher D. Ford. Clown, which is currently shooting in Ottawa, is scheduled for a 2103 release.