EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Heigl and Patrick Wilson have signed on for Darko Entertainment’s dark comedy North Of Hell. Wilson will play Don Champage, a successful businessman who seems to have it all — including an obsessive wife (Heigl) who relentlessly controls everything in his life. Darko is financing the film with Skateland’s Anthony Burns directing and writing based on a story by Carlo Allen, Ted Elrick & Tom Lavagnino. Darko’s Sean McKittrick and Jeff Culotta, Burns, and AJ Buckley are producing. Darko’s Edward H. Hamm Jr., and Andre J. Champagne are executive producing. North Of Hell is scheduled to start production in Louisiana next month.
Wilson is next onscreen in Insidious Chapter 2 with Barbara Hershey and The Conjuring. Heigl will be lending her voice to the animated The Nut Job, coming out next year. She will also be seen in the drama A Moment To Remember. Wilson is repped by CAA and Anonymous; CAA also reps Heigl, Burns and Darko. Burns is additionally repped byHollander Entertainment.
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