Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge have
joined the cast of M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming horror film Knock
at the Cabin.
While plot details of the film have not
been disclosed, the movie is based on Paul Tremblay's novel The
Cabin at the End of the World.
The novel revolves around a gay couple,
Eric and Andrew, who, along with their adopted daughter, Wen, take a
vacation in a secluded cabin in New Hampshire.
“Their dwelling is invaded by four
strangers named Redmond, Leonard, Sabrina, and Adriane who take the
family captive and tell them that, to prevent the upcoming
apocalypse, one of them must be killed by the others,” according to
a plot synopsis on Wikipedia.
Numerous outlets have reported that
Groff and Aldridge have been cast to play the couple.
Groff, who is openly gay, is best known
for playing Melchior Gabor in the original Broadway production of
Spring Awakening and King George III in Hamilton. On
television, he played Jesse St. James on Fox's Glee
and FBI Special Agent Holden Ford on Netflix's Mindhunter.
Groff starred in HBO's Looking
as a young gay man who recently moved to San Francisco.
who came out in 2020, is best known for his roles on Pennyworth
and Fleabag. He will
play Kit Cowan, Michael Ausiello's lover, in the upcoming American
biographical film Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies.
Rounding out the
cast are Dave Bautista, Rupert Grint, Nikki Amuka-Bird, and Abby
Knock at the Cabin
is scheduled to be released in the United States on February 3, 2023.