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Vincent O’Connell returns as the writer for the hooligan drama, which is currently filming in Hull.
Filming begins in April on this crime thriller, marking Adam Stephen Kelly’s feature film directorial debut.
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Exclusive: Mark McQueen’s heist thriller is continuing its five-week shoot in London after wrapping on location filming in Marbella, Spain.
Gunned Down has started shooting in London after wrapping its location filming in Marbella, Spain.
Worldwide sales (excluding the UK) are being handled by Cinema Management Group, who will commence sales in Cannes with a promo reel for buyers.
Producer Luke Fairbrass commented: “It’s a very powerful and hard hitting revenge thriller with that perfect blend of gripping action, realistic violence and powerful drama delivering what international buyers and genre fans the world over are after.”
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Actors Mem Ferda (Pusher) and Craig Fairbrass (Rise of the Footsoldier) will square off in the upcoming Gunned Down. This action yarn takes place in a seedy London underworld and in Spain's vibrant south. The film also stars James Cosmo ("Game of Thrones"), Steven Berkoff (Octopussy), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barels), Nathalie Cox (Kingdom of Heaven) and James Woods. As well, the film is being directed by Mark McQueen. In the film, Fairbrass plays Jack Gregan. He is a career criminal and armed robberies are his specialty. Cregan has a mystery to solve, after his father is murdered and his money is stolen. But, everyone is a threat in the criminal underworld. Actor Mem Ferda has commented on his role and the screenplay. He has stated: "Craig has written a powerful, no nonsense screenplay here." On his role: "a lot of recent action movies are contrived, but »
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British Action film stars Craig Fairbrass and Mem Ferda square up in uber-violent feature Gunned Down. British film stars Craig Fairbrass and Mem Ferda have signed on to come face-toface in the much anticipated, uber-violent action thriller Gunned Down, to be directed by Mark McQueen.
Gunned Down stars Craig Fairbrass (Rise of the Footsoldier) as a career criminal and armed robber Jack Cregan, who seeks to discover the truth behind his father’s murder and his stolen heist money. As Jack battles to unravel the mystery, he endangers his own life at every step.
Set in Spain’s vibrant southern city of Marbella contrasted with London’s dark underworld, Gunned Down is a thriller with brains as well as bruises. Mem Ferda (Pusher, Plastic) commented ‘ I’m elated to be back on screen with Craig, he’s a wonderful actor an real gentleman. Craig has written a powerful, no nonsense screenplay here. »
Jason Durr’s sex-toy selling exec is given months to live and change his ways in this raggedy mess
One of the three credited writers for Down Dog is Men Behaving Badly creator Simon Nye, and there’s an obvious overlap between that show and this only mildly amusing feature about a hard-partying sex-toy executive (Jason Durr) who changes his ways when he’s tricked into thinking he has a terminal disease. It may be an “original” plot, but it feels like a remake, perhaps of some lost German or Dutch comedy that was a lot funnier, dirtier and crueller than this raggedy, eventually soppy mess. There is one energetic, well-timed comic highlight, when our hero and his slimy boss (Nick Moran) chuck vibrators and dildos at each other in anger, and it’s sort of a cute idea that all the major women in the lead’s life are »
- Leslie Felperin
In another Thn exclusive, here’s a look at the very first poster for the upcoming British action film Age Of Kill. The film stars Martin Kemp, Nick Moran, Patrick Bergin, Dexter Fletcher, Phil Davis, Bruce Payne and Dani Dyer. Quite the cast.
Here’s the intriguing plot.
Sam Blake (Martin Kemp) is running out of time. Living in the shadow of a botched mission that claimed an innocent victim, the disgraced special ops sniper is plunged into a world of darkness when his daughter (Dani Dyer) is taken hostage by a mysterious terrorist. Out of options and with no one to turn to, Blake is forced to carry out their evil bidding and must assassinate six seemingly random targets within six hours on the streets of London. As chaos reigns and the body count rises, the city’s fragile political climate is threatened. If shattered, the consequences would be catastrophic. »
- Paul Heath
Stars: Jason Durr, Nick Moran, Orla O’Rourke, Tom Goodman-Hill, Dylan Llewellyn, Naomi Battrick, Poppy Drayton, Chetna Pandya, Neil Toon | Written by Andres Dussan, Simon Nye, Lawrence Tallis | Directed by Andres Dussan
Frank Clayton, a high flying business man in the sex toy industry, a ladies man and a sex addict neglects his family to party all night and live a life of luxury. That is until he receives the worst news possible, he is dying and only has one year left to live. As he faces his inevitable demise, he decides to right the wrongs he has made and turn his life around. But as he tries to connect with his son, he soon learns that in his life, nothing is what it seems.
Down Dog is a film which could have gone in many directions. Starting with so much crude, sexual humour, I saw it turning into a light hearted, »
- Richard Axtell
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