Michael Shannon In Talks To Join Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water'.
It is recently revealed that 'The Shape of Water' is set in 1963 where a mute laboratory worker, portrayed by Sally Hawkins, fell in love with an amphibious man who is being held captive.
This Guillermo del Toro's project for Fox Searchlight is also in negotiations with several other actors including Richard Jenkins (Jack Reacher), Octavia Spencer (The Help) and Michael Stuhlbarg who is Shannon's fellow alum from HBO's Boardwalk Empire.
Shannon recently starred in Midnight Special and the upcoming Elvis and Nixon. He is also attached to do Jeff Nichol's interracial drama 'Loving' and Tom Ford's 'Noctrunal Animals'
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