Jessica Henwick and Hugo Weaving join The Royal Hotel – Cinema express


Jessica Henwick and Hugo Weaving from Matrix will join Ozark star Julia Garner in upcoming social thriller The Royal Hotel.

The Royal Hotel will see Garner and Henwick playing with friends traveling around Australia. When they run out of money, the owner of the Royal Hotel (Weaving) gives them a temporary job at a bar in a distant town. However, the situation quickly turns into something more menacing and scary.

Henwick is best known for her recent role in The Matrix Resurrections. She also appeared in the series The iron Throne and iron fist and will be seen in the next Knives Out 2. Weaving is famous for his iconic roles such as Agent Smith in the original The Matrix TrilogyElrond in Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Red Skull in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Royal Hotel will be directed by Kitty Green, who previously directed Garner in the drama The wizard. The screenplay was co-written by Green and Oscar Redding. The film is produced by Emile Sherman and Iain Canning for See-Saw Films alongside Liz Watts, the company’s head of film and television (Australia), and with Kath Shelper for Scarlett Pictures.

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