You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Matt Smith to star in Ryan Gosling pic

'Dr. Who' thesp takes male lead in Ryan Gosling's helming debut

Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.”

Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut.

Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of Marc Platt Prods., along with Gosling via his Phantasma Films banner, and Michel Litvak and David Lancaster via the Bold Films banner.

Story is set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city and centered on a single mother of two being swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Production is set to start this spring.

The UTA and Troika-epped Smith has starred in a handful of BBC and British productions but never a stateside movie.

His third season of playing the Doctor recently wrapped and he also recently directed the short film “Cargese” for Sky Arts series Playhouse Presents.

More Film

  • 'Geostorm' film premiere

    'Geostorm' Director Hopes Harvey Weinstein Scandal Signals 'Sea Change' for Hollywood

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

  • Ron Howard

    'Star Wars' Han Solo Movie Title Announced

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

  • Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'I Am Mother' (EXCLUSIVE)

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

  • Busan: ‘Gasoline’ fills up at Project

    Busan: ‘Gasoline’ Fills up at Project Market Awards

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

  • Nora Johnson Obit Dead

    Nora Johnson, Writer of 'The World of Henry Orient,' Dies at 84

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

  • Jack Gao: Wanda, Legendary Departure Was

    What Prompted Jack Gao's Wanda, Legendary Departure?

    “Dr. Who” star Matt Smith is ready to cross the Atlantic to make his U.S. acting debut, taking the male lead in the Ryan Gosling-directed pic “How to Catch a Monster.” Pic currently stars Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes, and will mark Gosling’s directing debut. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce on behalf of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content