You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

McGillis to star in ‘Monkey’s Mask’

Thesp plays opposite Porter in erotic thriller

SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse.

Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang.

“The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who falls in love with a suspect (McGillis) in a missing persons case as she trawls through Sydney.

Producers are Robert Connolly (“The Boys”) and John Maynard (“An Angel At My Table,” “Sweetie”). Pic is funded by Australia’s Film Finance Corp. and Le Studio Canal Plus, the French major’s first equity investment in an Oz film.

More Film

  • Wolf of Wall Street Red Granite

    Red Granite Pays Off $60 Million Settlement in Malaysian Corruption Case (EXCLUSIVE)

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Jesse Williams

    'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams to Direct Film About Emmett Till's Mother

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Carlos Diegues preps next film, ‘The

    Carlos (‘Caca’) Diegues Preps Next Film, ‘The Dame’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Mel Gibson to Direct 'Wild Bunch'

    Mel Gibson to Write and Direct 'Wild Bunch' Remake at Warner Bros.

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Margot Robbie

    Margot Robbie's 'Birds of Prey' to Open in February 2020

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Fahrenheit 119 Trailer

    'Fahrenheit 11/9': Why Michael Moore's Trump Doc Bombed

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

  • Rudy

    Beloved Sports Movie 'Rudy' to Receive Live-to-Picture Concert Treatment (EXCLUSIVE)

    SYDNEY — Kelly McGillis (“Witness,” “The Accused”) has inked to star opposite Susie Porter in “The Monkey’s Mask,” an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s erotic thriller novel in verse. Pic, which shoots in Sydney in late September, is the sophomore feature of helmer Samantha Lang. “The Monkey’s Mask” is about a lesbian private detective (Porter) who […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content