Kat Foster (Gaslit) has been announced as the latest to join the cast of the upcoming film adaptation Desperation Road.
Desperation Road is based on the novel by Michael Farris Smith, who also wrote the screenplay. The film follows the story of ex-con Russell Gaines (Garrett Hedlund) as he attempts to put his life back together with some help from his father Mitchell (Mel Gibson) along the way. However, when Russell crosses paths with a single mother named Maben (Willa Fitzgerald), his life is thrown into chaos.
The film also stars Ryan Hurst, Woody McClain, Pyper Braun, Ella Thomas, and more.
Desperation Road is directed by Nadine Crocker. Both Crocker and Smith serve as producers alongside Cassian Elwes and Walter Josten. Foster and Crocker previously worked together on Crocker’s debut feature, Continue.
A release date has not yet been announced for Desperation Road.
This news was first reported by Deadline.