Kaia Gerber acting
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 13: Kaia Gerber attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Kaia Gerber may have dabbled in acting with cameos in American Horror Story and Mrs. American Pie, but the model is set to take on her biggest role yet alongside some Hollywood veterans.

Signing on for Shell, a film by Max Mingella, whom she just worked with in Damien Chazelle’s Babylon, Gerber will be starring alongside Kate Hudson and Elisabeth Moss.

The psychological thriller is set in the future “when humanity’s cultural obsession with youth and beauty has been taken to new extremes,” according to Deadline. Moss will play Samantha, a woman given a free trial at Shell, a pioneering health and beauty company promising eternal youth. After undergoing treatment, Samantha begins developing a friendship with the company’s CEO, Zoe, played by Hudson. When former Shell customers, including social media star Chloe—played by Gerber—start mysteriously going missing, Samantha realises she may also be in danger.

Kaia Gerber and Kate Hudson
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 15: (L-R) Kaia Gerber, Cindy Crawford, Honoree Michael Kors, and Kate Hudson attend the 2021 InStyle Awards at The Getty Center on November 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for InStyle)

Shell packs a wildly entertaining genre movie with iconic characters and universal themes that are bound to have people talking long after they leave the theatre,” said Minghella of the project. Moss, who has worked with Minghella for years on The Handmaid’s Tale, also shared her excitement about the film, writing, “This is one of the most unique, entertaining and special scripts I’ve ever read, and I am so honoured to be a part of it as an actor and flattered that Max came to me with this character, who’s unlike anyone I’ve ever played before.”

Following in the footsteps of her supermodel mother, Cindy Crawford, who starred in the 1995 film Fair Game alongside Alec Baldwin, Gerber has steadily been building up her acting resume. Her partner, Austin Butler, who just won an Oscar for his role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, is also sure to have some tips for the budding thespian.