29 July 2010 2:31 PM, PDT | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

Richard Halsey, who won an Academy Award for his editing on Sylvester Stallone's 1976 classic Rocky, has begun work on action-drama The City of Gardens.

Among the film's cast are two werewolves: Alex Meraz from the Twilight films and Grant Bowler from True Blood. Meraz is pictured above (on right) alongside lead actor John Robinson (Lords of Dogtown, Seraphim Falls, Transformers, Elephant).

Produced by Four Fish Films/Dragon Tree Media, the film is now entering into post-production. It tells the story of a free-spirited American surfer who attempts to rid himself of his father's wealth by fleeing to Peru, where he is accused of trafficking cocaine and sent to prison.

Editor Richard Halsey has also worked on such films as Sister Act, Edward Scissorhands, Beaches and American Gigolo.

Halsey, who began his career at 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros in sound and film editing, said: "I knew immediately that »

- David Bentley

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