Domhnall Gleeson and Lenny Abrahamson have begun filming the ghost story The Little Stranger, a big screen adaptation of the Sarah Waters bestseller of the same name. 

The actor and director, who previously worked together on the acclaimed Irish film Frank, have been joined on The Little Stranger's set in the UK by The Affair's Ruth Wilson, Gleeson's The Revenant co-star Will Poulter and screen legend Charlotte Rampling.

Charlotte Rampling - Screen legend plays matriarch Mrs Ayres in The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr Faraday (Gleeson), a housemaid's son who is called to the Ayre family's Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. 

Ruth Wilson - Golden Globe-winning star of The Affair plays Caroline Ayres in The Little Stranger

There, Faraday discovers that the Ayres - played by Rampling, Poulter and Wilson - are "haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life".

Will Poulter and Domhnall Gleeson previously worked together on the Oscar-winning The Revenant

Among the producers on The Little Stranger is Element Pictures, the Dublin company behind Abrahamson's Frank and the Oscar-winning Room

The Little Stranger is being made in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board and is due in cinemas sometime in 2018.