Christina Hendricks is going to be catching monsters with Ryan Gosling

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Ryan Gosling has been a busy man of late. Since the acclaimed Drive, directed by Nicholas Wending Refn, Gosling has been riding a wave of popularity and has also been enjoying a resounding respect for his still-young career and acting ability. It comes as no surprise, really, that he has announced his next career move – a turn in the director’s chair.

He seems to have found the time to pen a film called How To Catch A Monster, a blend of suspense, noir and fantasy and his Drive co-star and fan (and Google) favourite Christina Hendricks is set to take the lead role.

The official synopsis from Comingsoon.net says the following:

 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 her teenage 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.

I think that sounds pretty awesome. With an Academy-award nomination and a films like Drive and Lars and the Real Girl behind his name Gosling is set to take the world by storm on- and off-camera.

Anyway, as if we needed an excuse to be interested in anything starring Christina Hendricks! Add on to that a interesting premise and a directorial debut by one of Hollywood’s golden boys… I’m going to follow this story very closely.

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I will neither confirm nor deny whether that just means I am going to google “Christina Hendricks” every second day.

Last Updated: August 30, 2012

Lourens Corleone

I’m the series and console geek that you can always depend on for passionate, but respectful, opinions of all your favourite tv shows. Easily distracted by pictures of cats.

  • That sounds really interesting. Almost a bit Neil Gaimain-ish. Will definitely be coming my eye on this one.

  • Erwin Kempff

    Dat butt cleavage…

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