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The movie, which will star "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks, was also written by Gosling and is set to start filming next spring. The film, set in what a news release described as a "surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city," follows a single mother whose teenage son uncovers a frightening and mysterious underwater town.
Gosling has long showed an interest in the macabre. His band with Zach Shields, Dead Man's Bones, often performs songs about ghosts and monsters, and once filmed a music video in a cemetery.
"How to Catch a Monster" will be produced by Marc Platt Productions, which worked on Gosling's 2011
International distribution rights for the film will go on sale at the
Last week, Gosling, 31, was in Los Angeles filming reshoots of "Gangster Squad" in Chinatown. The noir film about a secret 1940s anti-mob gangster squad saw its release date pushed from Sept. 7 to January after the Aurora, Colo., movie theater massacre.