Cannes, France – Film Mode Entertainment, levelFILM and Handmade Films in Norwegian Woods announced today that Canadian Actress Sarah Gadon and Eili Harboe have signed on to star in the upcoming Canadian/Norwegian feature co-production The Northwoods.
Gadon, known for her work in Season 3 of True Detective, and for her titular role of Grace Marks in the series Alias Grace, will play Sonya in The Northwoods, Eili Harboe plays her sister, Aly. Returning home for the first time since their mother’s tragic death, Sonya and Aly decide to reconnect on a trek of the vast Norwegian fjords. When their guide mysteriously disappears, the two sisters quickly realize that trying to outrun the horrors of their past is just as futile as escaping what is waiting in the darkness. As the ill-fated hikers struggle for their very lives, they begin to realize that something much worse than death lurks in the depths of the woods.