Lenny Abrahamson’s THE LITTLE STRANGER Adds Ruth Wilson May 8, 2017 British actress Ruth Wilson (‘The Affair,’ ‘The Lone Ranger’) is set to star opposite Domhnall Gleeson in the Lenny Abrahamson-helmed ‘The Little Stranger,’ Deadline has learned. Adapted from Sarah Waters’ 2009 Gothic novel of the same name the wartime ghost story follows the strange adventures of Faraday (Gleeson), a country doctor with humble beginnings. One dusty summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday is called to a tend to a sick serving girl at Hundreds Halls, a crumbling great house where his mother once worked as a nurse maid. While attending to his patient, Faraday strikes a friendship with the owner’s unwed daughter Caroline (Wilson), and bad things happen. Abrahamson will direct from a script adapted by ‘The Danish Girl’ scribe Lucinda Coxon. Element Pictures’ Ed Guiney is on board to produce, alongside Gail Egan and Andrea Calderwood of Potboiler Productions.