Originally planned to shoot in early 2020, before Covid-19 lockdowns made that an impossibility, director Thomas Torrey
’s “All the Names We Buried” is pitching in the Proof of Concept section of the Frontieres Platform at the Cannes Marché du Film, looking to reignite the project’s pre-covid buzz and recuperate lost financing. In a move likely to aid those goals, Torrey has shared with Variety that “First Cow” lead John Magaro
, one of indie cinema’s hottest actors going today, will star in the film.
Set to join Marago in the film’s other lead roles are “Winter’s Bone
” standout Dale Dickey
and Caity Brewer
, who most recently impressed with her work in Amazon’s “Uncle Frank
.” Promising young “Promising Young Woman” actor Ray Nicholson
(Prime Video’s “Panic
”) is in talks to fill out the film’s other key role.
Like so many filmmakers raring to go last spring,