6 items from 2010
Georgia Groome has revealed that her upcoming film The Great Ghost Rescue has used up the UK's entire stock of white foundation. Speaking to Digital Spy on the set of the supernatural movie, the actress said that more make-up has had to be imported to create a pale, ghostly look for the cast. "We've used up the whole stock in the UK and they've had to fly some in because we're running low," she explained. "Basically it's a white foundation but obviously nobody wants to be this colour. We used all of it! There's none left in the UK at the (more) »
- By Simon Reynolds
For the most part, when you hear about a low budget, direct-to-video horror film, expectations of either comic incompetence or extreme boredom fill your mind. However, here’s one that really isn’t too bad. While it isn’t exceptionally scary for the most part, it is an effective psychological thriller that keeps you interested, mostly due to the performances, which are far above average for the genre.
Directed by Johnny Kevorkian (Great name for a horror film director) the film traces the tormented emotional journey of a young man poisoned by guilt and tragedy. The script by Kevorkian and Neil Murphy works on two levels. We have the main plot about a missing child and we also have the psychological exploration of the angst ridden main character.
- Rob Young
You've got your scary ghosts and your friendly ghosts, but it's fairly rare in cinema that we see evicted ghosts. Now, however, with The Great Ghost Rescue shooting in London and Hungary and the first pictures hitting the net, we're finally going to see what happens when ghosts become dispossessed (sorry).Based on the bestselling kids book by Eva Ibbotson, this is the story of a young ghost (or at least the ghost of a young boy) called Humphrey (Toby Hall). When he and his family lose their usual haunt, they set off with other ghosts of London to find a new home - but when they reveal their existence to the world, they find themselves threatened with exorcism. Egad!Kevin McKidd, Emma Fielding, Georgia Groome and Steven Mackintosh are also starring in what looks like a fun caper. C'mon, anytime there's a big Scotsman with a huge axe in a film, »
Jason Isaacs, Kevin McKidd and Emma Fielding will lead the cast of The Great Ghost Rescue. The project, which kicks off its eight-week production schedule in London and Hungary next week, also features Angus,Thongs and Perfect Snogging's Georgia Groome, Steven Mackintosh and newcomer Toby Hall in the cast. Yann Samuell is directing from screenwriter David Solomons's adaptation of Eva Ibbotson's New York Times bestseller. The story centres on Humphrey Craggyford (Hall) and his family as they are kicked out of their home and must find a new place to haunt. They later discover that they (more) »
- By Simon Reynolds
Please someone tell me why I can't stop singing the title to The Great Ghost Rescue to the tune of the failed northeastern children's television show "The Great Space Coaster"? It's been like an hour now, and it just will not go away! Somebody make it stop! Please!
In any event, according to Screen Daily Affinity International has acquired the sales rights heading into Cannes to The Great Ghost Rescue, which is set to begin eight weeks of principal photography in the UK and Hungary next week.
Casting for this kid-friendly slice of spookery thus far includes Georgia Groome, Steven Mackintosh, and newcomer Toby Hall, who will play Humphrey, the ghost of a child whose family has been ousted from their home when their castle gets modernized into a holiday camp.
- Uncle Creepy
Affinity International has boarded sales rights heading into Cannes to The Great Ghost Rescue, set to begin eight weeks of principal photography in the UK and Hungary next week. Yann Samuell will direct David Solomons adaptation of the novel by Eva Ibbotson. Jason Isaacs (the Harry Potter films), Kevin McKidd (Dog Soldiers, Hannibal Rising) and Emma Fielding ("The Ghost Squad") all star. The cast also includes Georgia Groome, Steven Mackintosh and newcomer Toby Hall, who plays a small ghost whose family has been ousted from their home. The family unites with other spirits in a bid to find a sanctuary, but in the process the tide of opinion turns against them. »
6 items from 2010
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