Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill and Frances O'Connor will star in the Australian psychological thriller "The Hunter," according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is based on a novel by Down Under writer Julia Leigh and centers on a mercenary -- working for a European biotech company -- who travels to the Tasmanian wilderness to hunt down the last Tasmanian tiger.

The ensemble cast also includes Morgana Davies, Jacek Koman, Dan Wyllie, Sullivan Stapleton, John Brumpton, Callan Mulvey and newcomer Finn Woodlock.

'The Hunter' has just begun production in Tasmania.
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