Sherlock star Martin Freeman has joined the cast of Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman Ghost Stories, a supernatural thriller based on the duo’s original Olivier nominated stage production.
In addition to his production work, Nyman also leads the cast, reprising his role as psychology Professor Goodman professor, an arch-skeptic and one-man ‘belief buster’ who has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave.
His mentor Charles Cameron, the ‘original’ TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet. Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three stories that have shaken Cameron to his core.
As Goodman investigates, he meets three haunted people, each with a tale more frightening, uncanny and inexplicable than the last…
The cast also includes Paul Whitehouse and Alex Lawther.
Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman said of the project, “Over half a million people have seen the play and now we are beyond excited to be bringing the film version of ‘Ghost Stories’ to life. We adore supernatural thrillers and will be doing our utmost to ensure we give our audience an unforgettable experience that makes them laugh, scream and haunts their dreams”.
Martin Freeman added, “I’m delighted to be on board Ghost Stories. Andy and Jeremy’s script is funny, scary and extremely surprising. And they have amazing taste in actors”.