According to Deadline, actress Liv Tyler signed on to star in â€œThe Side Effect.â€
She will play Catherine Rigby, a woman in outer space alone for several months for an experiment for a global pharmaceutical company. During the experiment, she discovers herself to be pregnant as her paranoia and hysteria grew from being stranded in space and with the experiment.
The film will be directed by Ti West. West had directed numerous horror thriller films including â€œCabin Fever 2: Spring Fever,â€ â€œThe House of the Devil,â€ and â€œThe Roost.â€ At the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, he will debut found-footage horror film â€œV/H/S.â€
â€œThe Side Effectâ€ will be produced by Ted Hope (â€œ21 Gramsâ€) of Double Hope Films and Peter Phok (â€œThe House of the Devilâ€).
Tyler can be seen in the upcoming comedy drama â€œRobot and Frank,â€ which will also star Frank Langella, James Marsden, Susan Sarandon and Live Schreiber.