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EXCLUSIVE: Ashleigh Cummings to star alongside Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in upcoming thriller What Remains Of Us

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Ashleigh Cummings will star alongside Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in the upcoming thriller, What Remains Of Us.

The 29-year-old Australian actress will play the role of a young mother and wife.

The upcoming film will be produced by Poker Face’s Ryan Hamilton, Martin Owen, Addam Bramich, and Jack Christian.

Set in 1965, a ten-year-old girl begins to question her unusual life in her family’s fortified compound deep in the mountains of Arkansas.

She discovers that once a month her father (Harrington) turns into a monster but is ultimately convinced by her parents that there is nothing to be afraid of.

Yet when the monster escapes, the girl must confront the harsh reality of her father’s identity and grapples with a life-altering decision.

What Remains Of Us will be directed by Alexander Farrell and is set for release sometime next year.

It comes after it was revealed Australian streaming service Stan announced that Russell Crowe’s anticipated thriller Poker Face will premiere on its platform next month.

The film, directed by and starring Crowe, will debut November 22.

Poker Face features an array of Aussie stars led by Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth.

Other stars include rapper RZA, Aden Young (Rectify), Steve Bastoni (Fires), Daniel MacPherson (Neighbours), Brooke Satchwell (upcoming Stan Original Series Black Snow), Paul Tassone (The Code), Matt Nable (upcoming Stan Original Film Transfusion, The Dry), Benedict Hardie (Joe vs. Carole), Jacqueline McKenzie (Stan Original Series Bloom) and Molly Grace (Savage River).

Liam’s sister-in-law Elsa Pataky (Fast and Furious franchise) and Jack Thompson (High Ground) will also appear in the film.

The big budget action flick was put on pause last year after a number of crew members tested positive to Covid.

Crowe is set to direct and star in the high octane outing which is set inside the glamorous world of high-stakes poker.

The film was shot both at Fox Studios and across a number of New South Wales landmarks, including the $100million Crown Residence penthouse at Barangaroo and the Kiama coastline.

It marks Crowe’s second directorial outing following his 2014 AACTA Award-winning The Water Diviner.

In a statement obtained by Daily Mail Australia, Crowe said: ‘This was quite an extreme project for me, came on to my radar very fast.’

‘Rewriting and casting in a five week period while the city went into hard lockdown. Trying to manage resources and people without the usual ability to meet and talk frequently over many months as you normally would do in pre-production on a film certainly put unusual pressures in place,’ he continued.

‘Somehow though, those pressures have played into the movie’s favour and taken the subject out of a certain realm of fantasy and grounded it in a reality.’

‘What do we leave behind? What is our legacy? What is left to do for a man who has everything he needs, except time?’ the statement concluded.

Written by Aussie screenwriter Stephen Coates, Poker Face was originally slated to be directed by Gary Fleder, who was responsible for 1995 crime thriller Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead.

However, scheduling issues and some internal studio conflict led to Crowe taking the reins.

Crowe stars in the lead role of Jake – a grizzled tech billionaire who finds himself the subject of a violent home invasion.

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