Oscar-nominated actress Jacki Weaver will reportedly star alongside Nicole Kidman in upcoming thriller Stoker.

The Sydney actress, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her work on crime thriller Animal Kingdom, will also join Mia Wasikowska (Alice In Wonderland) and Matthew Goode (Watchmen) on the Chan-wook Park-directed film.

Penned by actor Wentworth Miller (Prison Break), the film is about a teen who is mourning the death of her father and has to deal with an eccentric uncle who shows up unexpectedly. Ridley Scott and Tony Scott will be executive producers on the film, which is set to start shooting later this year.

Weaver just finished shooting her parts on Universal flick The Five Year Engagement, which will be released next year.
 

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