Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke (Before Midnight, Training Day) and Emma Watson (Noah, Harry Potter) star in the film. Regression sees the return of Amenabar to genre, where he previously had great success with Dimension Films' The Others, which grossed over $200 million worldwide.
Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines (David Thewlis) is brought in to help him relive his memories and what they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.
Regression also stars David Thewlis (The Fifth Estate, Harry Potter), David Dencik (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Dale Dickey (Winter's Bone, True Blood), Lothaire Bluteau (The Tudors) and Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid).
The creative team includes production designer Carol Spier (Pacific Rim, Eastern Promises), director of photography Daniel Aranyó (The Last Days), costume designer Sonia Grande (The Others, Midnight in Paris), casting directors Jina Jay (The Others, TThe Grand Budapest Hotel) and VFX supervisor Félix Bergés (The Impossible, Agora).
Regression is a Spanish-Canadian coproduction produced by MOD´s Fernando Bovaira (The Others, Agora, The Sea Inside, Biutiful), Himenóptero´s Alejandro Amenábar (Agora, The Sea Inside) and First Generation Films' Christina Piovesan (Life, The Whistleblower). The film will be released in the US by TWC-Dimension on August 28th 2015. FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales for all territories outside the US, Spain and Canadá. Regression filmed on location in Toronto.
Ethan Hawke is repped by CAA in the US. Emma Watson is repped by Markham, Froggatt Irwin in the UK and WME in the US.
Regression comes to theaters August 28th, 2015 and stars Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, Aaron Ashmore, Devon Bostick, David Thewlis, Dale Dickey, Adam Butcher, Aaron Abrams. The film is directed by Alejandro Amenábar.