actor will star in Madhouse Film's revenge thriller .
As reported by , , set in a post-Roe v Wade America, will have Headey portray Lily Williams, a chef at a renowned steakhouse whose daughter has died under forced birth laws. When the judge responsible for denying her daughter's request to have an abortion makes a booking at the steakhouse, Lily embarks on exacting her revenge. Marc Menchaca () will play Judge Philip Anderson, and the cast also includes Catherine Curtin, Lorna Courtney, Zoe Cipres, and TL Thomspon. will mark Iris Dukatt's directorial debut. Dukatt will also write the movie's screenplay. Madhouse Films' Katherine Romans and Charlie Sarah Traisman produce alongside Elizabeth Valenti.
producers Romans and Traisman expressed their excitement about the upcoming project and Headey's involvement, stating, "At Madhouse, we seek bold stories. captivated us with Dukatt's unapologetic take on rage and resistance in post-Roe America. This story serves as an anthem for those most affected by anti-choice legislation by offering new avenues for emotional catharsis. Dukatt's distinctive imagination, coupled with Headey's commanding and magnetic presence, promises an indelible impact that will resonate long after the final scene."
Headey is most famous for on HBO's iconic hit show Game of Thrones, and the actor revealed in a recent interview how she would have wanted her character's story to end in the final season, "I think all of us (cast members had ideal endings in mind for our characters), to be honest, because you start trying to write the story yourself," Headey said. "And (Williams) and I would fantasize about a Cersei and Arya showdown that she would come back as Jaime. That was our dream. But they made different choices," she added.
understands that the show's creative team was under enormous pressure with the final season, adding, "I think in hindsight, everybody understands that. You're in it, and you've been so invested, there's a moment of, 'Why?' But I absolutely get it." Headey has moved on from the franchise, most recently starring as Dorothy Hunt alongside Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux in the HBO limited series . She still misses her Game of Thrones castmates, "I miss the people — because you fall in love with people, and you create these family units. So that takes a little while to go through. There's a weird grief from those relationships," Headey said.
is yet to schedule a release date.