Benedict Cumberbatch, Elisabeth Moss leads 'The Power of the Dog'

Actors Benedict Cumberbatch And Elisabeth Moss Will Shine In The New Film" The Power Of The Dog" By Jane Campion. The Film Is An Adaptation Of The Novel Of The Same Name By Thomas Savage, A Magazine Reported.

Campion, Who Won The Academy Award For Scenarios For ' The Piano ', Will Refer To A Script That She Has Modified.

"'The Power of the Dog' is a sublime novel that deserves a life on the big screen. I couldn't stop thinking about the story, it really haunted me. The themes of masculinity, nostalgia And betrayal are an intoxicating mix.

"It's also rare to find a story where the themes, the plot And the characters build tension as they reveal each other And even the end is satisfying And unexpected. It will be the first time I've worked with a male lead, which is exciting. Phil is a charismatic And complex character who declares war on his brother's new wife And her teenage son," Campion said.

The Roman Turns Rich Montana brothers Phil (Cumberbatch) And George Burbank.

"Phil is brilliant And cruel, while George is fastidious And gentle. Together, they are joint owners of the biggest ranch in their Montana valley. When George secretly marries local widow Rose (Moss), an angry Phil wages a relentless war to destroy her by using her son Peter as a pawn," the plot synopsis read.

The film will go into pre-production at the end of the year.