Teen thesps Nick Stahl and Katie Holmes have been cast in starring roles in MGM’s thriller “Disturbing Behavior,” slated to go into production in January.
Stahl recently wrapped work on “The Thin Red Line,” director Terrence Malick’s World War II epic. He made his feature debut as the child lead opposite Mel Gibson in 1993’s “Man Without a Face.”Holmes appeared this year in “The Ice Storm” and is a regular on the WB network’s midseason drama “Dawson’s Creek.”
“Behavior,” penned by Scott Rosenberg, is about a town where rebellious kids are transformed into fresh-scrubbed, mindless teens.
David Nutter, director of episodes of TV programs “The X-Files,” “ER” and “Millennium,” is set to helm “Behavior,” which was acquired by MGM Pictures prexy Michael Nathanson.
Jon Shestack and Armyon Bernstein of Beacon Pictures (“Air Force One”) are producing.
Stahl’s deal, worth mid-six figures, was brokered by United Talent Agency, manager Sean Fay and attorney Ken Richman.
Holmes is handled by CAA and manager David Guillod.