Emmy winner Kit Connor (“Heartstopper,” Rocketman) has been tapped to tapped to play the lead in writer-director Stefan van de Graaff‘s (Simmer, Sherlock the Musical) mystery-horror movie One Of Us, with principal photograph set to begin filming in Belfast, Northern Ireland later this month.
Written and directed by van de Graaff, this allegorical film chronicles a mysterious series of events as members of a family begin dying one by one at a funeral. Connor plays Youngest who searches for the stranger in their midst.
The ensemble cast is rounded out with Callum Woodhouse (“All Creatures Great and Small , “The Durrells”), Charlotte Hope (“Game of Thrones,” “The Spanish Princess”), Siobhan Fallon-Hogan (The House That Jack Built, Rushed) and Ian Beattie (“Game Of Thrones,” “Gangs of London”).
Connor will soon be reprising his role as Nick Nelson in the second season of Netflix’s “Heartstopper,” which will pick up where the first season left off, continuing his relationship with classmate Charlie Spring (Joe Locke). For his role as Nick in the first season, he took home the award for Outstanding Lead Performance at the inaugural Children’s and Family Emmys.