Morgan

Character: Unknown
Directed by: Luke Scott
Other cast: Rose Leslie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anya Taylor-Joy, Paul Giamatti, Boyd Holbrook
Release date: September 2, 2016
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

A corporate risk-management consultant has to decide and determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.

Production

Morgan, a sci-fi thriller scripted by Seth W. Owen was landed on the 2014 Black List of Best Unproduced Screenplays, 20th Century Fox was attached as financier and distributor while Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions to produce. On March 10, 2015, Kate Mara was set to star for the lead role, which Luke Scott, son of Ridley would make his directing debut. Ridley Scott would produce along with Michael Schaefer and Elishia Holmes, while Anya Taylor-Joy was also added to the cast. On April 29, 2015, Paul Giamatti and Toby Jones were set to star in the film, Giamatti to play a psychologist while Jones to play the chief scientist in charge of the lab facility. Boyd Holbrook was also set to play a nutritionist at the facility, Mara was set to play a corporate risk-management consultant, while Taylor-Joy to play a genetically-engineered being. It was later revealed Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michelle Yeoh had been cast.

Principal photography on the film began on May 26, 2015 in Northern Ireland.