Elizabeth Olsen (‘Silent House,’ ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’), Dane Dehaan (‘The Place Beyond the Pines,’ ‘Chronicle’) and Jack Huston (‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,’ ‘Outlander’) have joined the cast of the thriller ‘Kill Your Darlings,’ reports Showblitz.
Based on actual events, the John Krokidas-directed thriller tells the story of how a murder at Columbia University in 1944 brought together the young writers who would spark the Beat Revolution.
‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Woman in Black’ star Daniel Radcliffe is attached to play poet Allen Ginsberg, while Olsen will take the role of Edie Parker, the wealthy art-student girlfriend of Jack Kerouac (played by Huston). Dehaan will play Lucien Carr; a classmate of Ginsberg’s for whom the young poet develops feelings.
Shooting on ‘Kill Your Darlings’ is slated to begin March 12th at Columbia University in New York.