Several new cast members have joined the Sam Raimi-produced film, Boy Kills World. Famke Janssen (Taken), Brett Gelman, Sharlto Copley, Quinn Copeland and Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti all reported will soon join previously announced cast members such as Bill Skarsgård (IT), Yayan Ruhian (John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum), Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day), Andrew Koji (Warrior, Snake Eyes), and Isaiah Mustafa (Shadowhunters, It: Chapter Two).
Moritz Mohr will direct Boy Kills World, which will mark his first feature film project, after directing the Viva Berlin! series, as well as several short films. The screenplay was written by Arend Remmers and Tyler Burton Smith. Boy Kills World will be set in a different dystopian world, combining real world themes with a stylish look that is fresh, cool and original. The film will combine wildly innovative action scenes, humor, and many other wild things.
Boy Kills World, which will deliver a sensational, high-action adventure story set in a messy utopian universe. The film will center around the thoughts and creations of a mute and deaf boy. The only survivor of a murder that wiped out his entire family, the boy then flees into a dark and mysterious forest. There, he meets a mysterious figure who helps the boy take revenge against those who took the lives of his family. He then trains the boy in an attempt to help him abandon his imagination and use his senses to transform himself into a vehicle of death and destruction.
Skarsgård is rumored to be playing the main protagonist named Boy, a deaf-mute with a vivid imagination, who flees into the forest after his family is murdered. Boy is then trained by a mysterious figure to become an “instrument of death.” Yayan Ruhian will play Boy’s mentor. While Rothe will take over the role originally to be played by Samara Weaving. He will play a killer named June 27.
Janssen, Gelman, and Copley will play the antagonists of the Van Der Koy family, with Janssen as matriarch Hilda, and Gelman and Copley as Gideon and Glen. Copeland will play Mina, with the Crovetti twins appearing as the younger version of Boy.