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Casey Affleck to star in, produce 'The World to Come'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

winner will be starring in and producing the film, "The World to Come".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 43-year-old will produce the feature along with Whitaker Lader through their banner Sea Change Media.

The film is an adaptation of Jim Shepard's 2017 critically-acclaimed short story of the same name. The has also penned the screenplay alongside

Katherine Waterston, and will also feature in the film, which will be directed by

The movie follows the story of two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.

"Mona is very smart and has an exciting vision for this film. The remarkable talents of Katherine, Vanessa, and Jesse are the perfect combination for this movie. We are grateful to Killer for coming on board to help guide the production.

"They have a long, successful, and prestigious history making special movies like this. And we always love working with our mates at Bear," said.

and of Killer Films; David Lowery, and of Bear; and and of Killer Films, will be serving as producers on the project.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 10:45 IST