David Cronenberg is stepping in front of the camera to take on the role of the all-mighty God in writer/director Geordie Sabbagh’s sci-fi short film “Tomorrow’s Shadows.”
The Canadian director will star alongside Karine Vanassee, who plays Ann. The film follows the actress in a world where futures are known and happiness is guaranteed by an all-knowing God. Additional cast members include Wendy Crewson, Dawn Greenhalgh and Steve Lund.
The film is being produced by Ashleigh Rains and is being shot in Toronto.
“Ashleigh and I are thrilled Mr. Cronenberg agreed to play God, an aptly cast role if ever there was,” said Sabbagh in a statement.
Cronenberg is a veteran helmer, considered the godfather of Canadian film. He recently directed “Maps to the Stars” starring Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson. He is also known for his films “The Fly” and “Naked Lunch.”
Watch Cronenberg’s work in the “Maps to the Stars” trailer below: