Searchlight has set Mark Mylod’s film The Menu, starring Anya Taylor-Joy (Last Night in Soho) and Ralph Fiennes (The King’s Man), for release theatrically on November 18, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past), John Leguizamo (John Wick), Hong Chau (Downsizing), Rob Yang, and Janet McTeer (Ozark) round out the ensemble cast set in the world of eccentric culinary culture. The project will reunite multiple members of the creative team behind the HBO series Succession.
The film centers around a young couple (Taylor-Joy and Hoult) who travel to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
Mark Mylod (Succession, Shameless) is set to direct. Adam McKay will produce through his Hyperobject Industries banner along with Betsy Koch. Will Tracy and Seth Reiss penned the script. Searchlight’s SVP Production DanTram Nguyen and director of production Zahra Phillips will oversee for the studio.