EXCLUSIVE: Freya Allan, a breakout within the Netflix sequence The Witcher, is about to star in Baghead for Studiocanal and The Image Present. Manufacturing will start within the fall in Berlin. Allan stars within the upcoming Studiocanal/Image Present motion thriller Gunpowder Milkshake for Netflix.
Baghead revolves round a mysterious determine known as Baghead, a diminutive wrinkled up one that is ready to manifest the lifeless and convey them again to our world for brief intervals. Folks hunt down the mysterious medium to reconnect with misplaced family members. As soon as involved with Baghead nonetheless, the title character’s true powers and intentions are revealed and there’s a excessive worth to pay for its contact with the deceased. The function switch will construct on that story line and take a Noticed-like method, including in supernatural components. Allan will play the movie’s lead, who should take care of the evil entity which has deep connections to her household’s previous.
‘Shipworm’ Podcast Acquired For Film By Studiocanal & The Picture Company
The Image Firm companions Alex Heineman & Andrew Rona will produce beneath their total deal at Studiocanal, together with Vertigo’s Roy Lee (It) the exec producer with Alibi’s Jake Wagner. Brief creators Corredor and Lorcan Reilly may even be exec producers, and Studiocanal’s Ron Halpern, Shana Eddy and Rachel Henchosberg will oversee.
This turns into the newest instance the place a horror/sci-fi brief served as a robust calling card. Current examples embrace David F. Sandberg (Lights Out), Andy Muschietti (Mama), and Neill Blomkamp, whose Alive in Joberg turned District 9.
Rona and Heineman additionally produced the brief movie switch Come Play at Amblin with Jacob Chase directing, and have set a number of others arrange round city. The producers shoot the Liam Neeson thriller Retribution in Berlin subsequent month and this week they acquired the podcast Shipworm for a function.
Allan is repped by CAA
Here’s a trailer for the creepy brief to brighten your morning: