LANSING – The Michigan Film Office announced today the feature film How to Catch a Monster has been approved for a film incentive from the state. The project, a modern-fantasy drama, is scheduled to film in metro Detroit late this spring.
How to Catch a Monster marks Ryan Gosling’s first time writing and directing a feature film. Gosling is an Oscar® nominated actor having starred in films including The Ides of March, The Place Beyond the Pines, Drive, Lars and the Real Girl and Half Nelson for which he received an Academy Award® nomination.
The film will star Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Saoirse Ronan (Atonement), Eva Mendes (The Place Beyond the Pines), Matt Smith (Doctor Who on BBC One) and Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises).