Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer are headed for Guillermo del Toro’s next project, a Cold War drama set in 1963.
According to Deadline, Hawkins is set to star and Spencer is in talks to join the cast. The drama is described as a, “mysterious and magical other-worldly love story.”
Hawkins was an Oscar nominee for 2013’s “Blue Jasmine,” in which she played the sister of Cate Blanchett’s titular character. Spencer won Best Supporting Actress in 2012 for her role in “The Help.” Most recently, Spencer had a voice role in the hit animated film “Zootopia” and has a role in the upcoming “Allegiant,” the third installment in the “Divergent” series.