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Just a thought: Maybe let’s not try to commune with the dead.
In Liam Gavin’s “A Dark Song” — which world premiered at beloved genre fest Fantastic Fest last year — absolutely no one takes that advice, and the results are shocking. The film stars Catherine Walker as Sophia, a grieving mother who will do anything to reconnect with her dead son, who is aided by Joseph (Steve Oram), who promises he can summon the child back to Sophie.
Through various dark rituals that play out over not days or weeks, but whole months, the pair journey closer to Sophia’s wish — and maybe more. The film’s first trailer makes it clear that this is a wholly new take on both the exorcism drama and the haunted house thriller, and most of the tension »
- Kate Erbland
Production is scheduled to begin this summer on Eli, which centres on a young boy who undergoes treatment for a disease in a clinic that becomes a haunted prison with no way out.
Trevor Macy will produce through his Intrepid Pictures alongside John Zaozirny on behalf of Bellevue Productions, while Broad Green co-founders Gabriel and Daniel Hammond will serve as executive producers.
Citadel, Foy’s feature debut, premiered at SXSW in 2012 and won the Midnighters Audience Award.
Goldberg and Naing recently wrote The Boy Who Drew Monsters, which [link=nm »
Ciarán Foy (Sinister 2) is moving on with horror thriller, Eli, directing for Broad Green Pictures. The news comes two years since the film landed on the Black List in 2015 from scribe David Chirchirillo and now has Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing onboard for rewrites with Intrepid Pictures's Trevor Macy and Bellevue Productions's John Zaozirny producing. Intrepid's Melinda Nishioka will co-produce with Gabriel and Daniel Hammond executive producing for Broad Green. Filming begins this summer for Eli which tells of a young boy who undergoes treatment for a rare disease, only to witness the secluded clinic he is in becoming a haunted prison with no way out. Casting remains pending for the film while Foy has a number of projects in the works with...
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Irish writer/director Ciarán Foy (“Citadel,” “Sinister 2”) has signed on to helm the psychological horror film “Eli.” The movie will be based on David Chirchirillo’s 2015 Black List script, with a screenplay written by Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing.
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The film follows the story of a young boy named Eli, who suffers from an unusual disease. When he gets admitted into a secluded facility for treatment, the boy soon realizes that the place is haunted and that he will not be able to get out.
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Trevor Macy will produce the film under his Intrepid Pictures banner. John Zaozirny will also produce via Bellevue Productions, and Gabriel and Daniel Hammond will executive produce for Broad Green. Melinda Nishioka will co-produce for Intrepid. »
- Yoselin Acevedo
The movie, which begins shooting this summer, centers on a young boy who undergoes treatment for a rare disease at a secluded clinic, which becomes a haunted prison with no way out.
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Trevor Macy producing via his Intrepid Pictures banner. John Zaozirny will also produce for Bellevue Productions, and Gabriel and Daniel Hammond will executive produce for Broad Green. Melinda Nishioka will co-produce for Intrepid.
Foy has several projects in the works at Blumhouse Productions, including “The Shee,” which he will write and direct. Foy’s debut feature was “Citadel,” which premiered at SXSW in 2012 and won the festival’s midnighters audience award. Focus Features »
- Dave McNary
I’m a huge fan of Ciarán Foy, who I was first introduced to at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival with his Citadel. He since went on to direct the sequel to Sinister, which I actually enjoyed quite a bit. Next up for the young filmmaker is Broad Green Pictures’ psychological horror film Eli, about a young boy who undergoes treatment […] »
- Brad Miska
24 March 2017 11:10 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Based on a 2015 Black List screenplay by David Chirchirillo, the film centers on a young boy who undergoes treatment for a rare disease at a secluded clinic, which becomes a haunted prison with no way out. Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing have been tapped to pen a rewrite.
Intrepid Pictures' Trevor Macy has come on to produce alongside Bellevue Prods.' John Zaozirny. Broad Green founders Gabriel and Daniel Hammond will executive produce. Melinda Nishioka is shepherding the project for Intrepid.
Production is »
- Tatiana Siegel
Ciarán Foy (Sinister 2) has been set to direct Broad Green Pictures' psychological horror film Eli about a young boy who undergoes treatment for a rare disease in a secluded clinic which turns into a haunted prison with no way out based on rewrite David Chirchirillo's 2015 Black List script. The project, which is planned for a summer start, is being produced by Trevor Macy via his Intrepid Pictures’ banner (Oculus) from a script re-written by Ian Goldberg and Richard… »
8 items from 2017
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