Directed by Scott Cooper (BLACK MASS, CRAZY HEART), the film is written by Henry Chaisson (OPEN 24 HOURS) & Nick Antosca (THE FOREST, CHANNEL ZERO) with revisions by Scott Cooper, from the short story The Quiet Boy by Antosca. In ANTLERS, a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the local sheriff, discover that a young student (Jeremy T. Thomas) is harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.
Starring in ANTLERS are Keri Russell (STAR WARS: EPISODE IX, FX’s “The Americans”), Jesse Plemons (HOSTILES, FX’s “Fargo”), Jeremy T. Thomas (“Lore”), Graham Greene (MOLLY’S GAME, WIND RIVER), Scott Haze (THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, VENOM), Rory Cochrane (WHITE BOY RICK, HOSTILES) and Amy Madigan (TWICE IN A LIFETIME, FIELD OF DREAMS).
The film’s producers are Guillermo del Toro (THE SHAPE OF WATER, PAN’S LABRYINTH), David S. Goyer (ASSASSINATION NATION, BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE), J. Miles Dale (THE SHAPE OF WATER, THE VOW), and Kevin Turen (ALL IS LOST, 99 HOMES) serving as executive producer. ANTLERS is the first project between Fox Searchlight Pictures and Guillermo del Toro following the announcement of a deal between Searchlight and del Toro that covers live action feature film projects to be written, produced and/or directed by del Toro.