Stealth announces a raft of projects
- All rights company strikes purple patch in Cannes
Stealth Media Group (SMG), the all rights UK film distributor and international film and TV sales company has had a busy Cannes. SMG has set up production arm Stealth Indie to focus on commercially driven films by up and coming British and European talent. The films that are in pre-production will start filming end of July and be delivered for quarter two next year. Stealth Indie will produce, co-produce, finance and/or acquire and sell 3-4 films per year.
Stealth Indie projects include: The Hatchling, marking the feature film debut of veteran commercials and documentary director, Michael Anderson, is a creature horror centring on man-eating crocodiles and stars Greg Davies (The Inbetweeners Movie) and Thomas Turgoose (This Is England [+see also:
film profile]); Repercussion, a coproduction with TenSixtyEight, to be directed by John Langridge (Four [+see also:
film profile]), focusing on an injured man on the run and his kidnap victim, starring Joseph Millson (Casino Royale [+see also:
film profile]) and Sarah-Jane Potts (Kinky Boots); and The King’s Men, a coproduction with Capital Films, a crime thriller set in the world of poker that is currently being cast, and to be directed by feature debutant Schuman Hoque.
SMG has also teamed with Australian outfit Cathartic Pictures to co-produce films and set up a sales branch there. First up is $2 million zombie western, Bullets for the Dead by writer/directors Joshua C. Birch & Michael Du-Shane that will film in July in Queensland. Bite, a $5 million vampire film by Alberto Sciamma films in October.
Meanwhile, SMG has boarded The Tank (photo), a WW2 action thriller by British director Howard J. Ford (The Dead) and produced by Mugshot Films that will shoot by the year-end.
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