Once negotiations are finalized, Dunst will join Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Dano in the adaptation of the 1967 Thomas Savage novel that follows the lives of two wealthy brothers who have opposite personalities. Dunst will play a local widow that Dano’s character marries.
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Netflix is set to release the film in 2021 on streaming and in theaters.
Deadline’s sister publication Variety was the first to report this news.