Blumhouse Productions, the horror studio behind successful films like M. Night Shyamalan’s Split and Glass, has cast James McAvoy in the upcoming remake of Speak No Evil. McAvoy, who began his acting career in the mid-90s with minor roles in film and television, rose to stardom after his critically acclaimed performance in the historical drama The Last King of Scotland.
He continued to impress audiences with his BAFTA-nominated supporting role in Atonement and gained worldwide recognition as the mutant leader Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class, a prequel reboot of the popular franchise.
McAvoy’s impressive range as an actor was further showcased in his role as a frightening villain with 23 distinct personalities in the psychological horror film Split. With this new role in Speak No Evil, fans can expect another captivating performance from McAvoy in the horror genre. Stay tuned for updates on the release date of this highly anticipated film.