Thesp toplines adaptation of graphic novel

Katie Cassidy is set to star in the indie thriller “The Scribbler.”

Story revolves around a young woman, to be played by Cassidy, confronting her destructive mental illness using the Siamese Burn, an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. Pic is based on the graphic novel by Daniel Schaffer, with John Suits on board to helm from Schaffer’s adaptation.

Cast already includes Garret Dillahunt, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, Gina Gershon, Michael Imperioli, Billy Campbell and Sasha Grey.

Film is a co-production between New Arts Alliance and Caliber Media with production currently under way in Los Angeles. Gabriel Cowan will produce alongside NightSky productions Ken F. Levin.

Cassidy’s credits include “Taken” and “Monte Carlo.” She is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content.

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