Paul Raci, who recently landed an Oscar nomination for “Sound of Metal,” and newcomer Lucy Paez (“Silencio”) have also been added to the call sheet of the Netflix film.
The movie follows a deadly assassin (Lopez) who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter (Paez) she gave up years ago, while on the run from dangerous men. Hardwick is portraying an FBI agent. His character, as well as Raci’s, have been described as allies to Lopez’s character. Fiennes and Bernal will play said dangerous men.
“The Mother” will be directed by Niki Caro, known for Disney’s “Mulan” remake, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” and “Whale Rider.” “Lovecraft Country” showrunner Misha Green is writing the screenplay, with current revisions by Peter Craig.
“The Mother” will be the first