The film is set to start filming in Detroit in May for a 2014 release and stars Gosling’s real life rumoured girlfriend Eva Mendez and his Drive co-star Christina Hendricks as a single mother of two.
To balance things out a bit, an open casting call was held for the roles of Bones, Frankie and Face, three young male parts. Casting rumours include the current Dr Who, Matt Smith who, it’s assumed will take the role of Bully,
HOW TO CATCH A MONSTER weaves elements of fantasy noir, horror and suspense into a modern day fairytale. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, Billy, a single mother of two, is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while Bones, her 18-yr-old son, discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both Billy and Bones must dive deep into the mystery, if their family is to survive.
Blinkbox have set up a helpline for distressed fans. A blinkbox spokesperson commented “we couldn’t bear the thought of the distress caused by Ryan’s announcement. We hope that this goes some way to relieving the pain and hurt caused by his decision to take a break.”
Upset fans can also be consoled with the fact that Ryan Goslin’s current film A Place Beyond the Pines hits UK cinemas on 12th April 2013.