Guillermo del Toro is producing the project with David S. Goyer and Miles Dale, who produced del Toro’s Oscar-winning “The Shape of Water.”
“Antlers” follows a teacher (Keri Russell) who takes an interest in a mysterious and withdrawn student. As they become closer, she discovers that the boy is harboring a secret that could have deadly consequences.
It is unknown who Plemons will be playing in the film.
Nick Antosca and Henry Chaisson wrote the script, which is based on Antosca’s short story “The Quiet Boy.” Cooper did additional revisions. Kevin Turen and Antosca are exec producing.