The team is slated to start production in April on location in Canada.
Cronenberg will be directing from his own script, which follows Tasya Vos (Riseborough), an agent for a secretive organisation that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of high-paying clients.
But something goes wrong on a routine job, and she soon finds herself trapped in the mind of an unwitting suspect (Abbott) whose appetite for violence turns out to rival her own.
Arclight Film's Gary Hamilton, Ying Ye, and Ryan Hamilton will serve as executive producers, alongside Steven Squillante and David U Lee of Leeding Media, Noah Segal and Adrian Love of Elevation Pictures and Tony Roman.
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