Paul Schrader’s ‘Master Gardener’ adds Quintessa Swindell and Esai Morales to the cast | English Film News

Actors Quintessa Swindell and Esai Morales are the latest to join the cast of filmmaker Paul Schrader’s upcoming film ‘Master Gardener’. Swindell, known for appearances on shows such as “Euphoria” and “In Treatment,” and “Ozark” actor Morales will star alongside Sigourney Weaver and Joel Edgerton in the film, according to reports.

Schrader, who recently directed “The Card Counter,” will write and direct the new film, which began production Thursday in Louisiana.

The story revolves around Narvel Roth (Edgerton), a horticulturist who tends a beautiful historic estate owned by the wealthy dowager Mrs. Haverhill (Weaver).

But Mrs. Haverhill’s insistence that Roth employ her wayward great-niece Maya as an apprentice unexpectedly sends her life into chaos as dark secrets from her past emerge and threaten to upend all who live and work at Gracewood. Gardens.

Swindell will play Maya, Mrs. Haverhill’s troubled great-niece while Morales will take on the role of Roth’s witness protection officer.

KOJO Studios’ Amanda Crittenden and Scott LaStaiti produce with David Gonzales, Schrader’s manager. Luisa Law, Linda Ujuk and Dale Roberts are executive producers.

Swindell will star next in Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’, which is set for worldwide release in July this year. Morales will be seen in Tom Cruise-starring ‘Mission: Impossible 7’. RB RB RB