'Stranger Things' Star Natalia Dyer to Star in Indie 'Mountain Rest'

Client: Exhibit Entertainment - Production Company; Fernando Loureiro & Roberto Vasconcellos - Producers; Jonathan Gardner - Co-Executive Producer Date: 07-27-2017

Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer will star in Mountain Rest, an indie drama that marks the directorial debut of writer-director Alex O Eaton.

Frances Conroy, Shawn Hatosy and Kate Lyn Sheil are also starring in the piece, which is set to go into production Sept. 10.

The script centers on an aging actress who, after sequestering herself in a small mountain town, calls her estranged daughter and granddaughter home for reconciliation and one final celebration.  

Fernando Loureiro and Roberto Vasconcellos of Exhibit and Renata Nascimento are producing.

Executive producing are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte and Márcia Mayer. Jonathan Gardner, Mark McDonald and Will Coble will co-executive produce. Ashley Connor is the cinematographer.

CAA will represent North American sales.

Loureiro and Vasconcellos’ Exhibit is a rising force in the indie sphere, last year producing Sweet Virginia, which starred Jon Berntham and Rosemary DeWitt, and Thumper, with Eliza Taylor and Lena Headey. Both premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. They are currently in post-production on the film I Think We’re Alone Now, starring Elle Fanning and Peter Dinklage.

Dyer plays Nancy Wheeler on Stranger Things, the Netflix phenomenon that returns with its second season on Oct. 27. She is repped by WME, One Entertainment, and attorney Marcy Morris.

Conroy, repped by Paradigm and Echo Lake Entertainment, recently appeared on Spike’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist and will return for the new season of American Horror Story,the anthology show that has earned her two Emmy nominations in the past.  

Hatosy, repped by Paradigm and MGMT Entertainment, stars on TNT’s Animal Kingdom.

Sheil will be seen on the big-screen with Miles Teller in Thank You for Your Service as well as Brigsby Bear and appears on shows Outcast and House of Cards. She is repped by UTA and One Entertainment.

Eaton is a Bard College grad who is repped by CAA, Grandview, and attorney Greg Slewett.