EXCLUSIVE: Oscar Isaac has been set to star opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Lange and Tom Felton in Therese. Olsen plays the title character, who is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly first cousin, Camille (Felton), and living with his mother (Lange). She begins an illicit love affair with Camille’s friend Laurent, which leads to a tragic outcome for all three. Isaac will play that role. Charlie Stratton adapted the Emile Zola novel Therese Raquin, and will direct. It’s being produced and will be distributed by LD Entertainment, with William Horberg and Mickey Liddell are producing.
Though his character had an early exit in the Nic Refn-directed Drive, Isaac just played the lead in Inside Llewyn Davis, the film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. He’ll next be seen in The Bourne Legacy, and Ten Year, which he starred in an ensemble that includes Channing Tatum and Anthony Mackie. Isaac wrote an original song and performed it in the movie, and also did the singing in the Coen brothers fllm. He’s repped by UTA, Inspire Entertainment and SMGSB.