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Baker will border on indie thriller

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Australian actor Simon Baker (CBS’ “The Guardian”) has been cast in the lead role of the indie psychological thriller “Not Forgotten.”

Baker will play a bank manager in a U.S.-Mexico border town haunted by the death of his daughter. He and his wife approach a Latino soothsayer to find out what happened to the girl, but the old woman’s visions threaten to dredge up secrets from their tortured pasts.

The feature is set to begin principal photography in January in New Mexico. Commercials veteran Dror Soref will direct from an original screenplay he wrote with Tomas Romero

Baker’s feature film credits include “Something New” and “The Devil Wears Prada.”

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter