The first details on the latest tale of terror from Occupant Entertainment are here, and we’ve got the skinny for you! Supernatural happenings are afoot in The Woods, and here are your first casting details and a whole lot more. Read on!
From the Press Release
Occupant Entertainment announced today that principal photography for Corin Hardy’s feature directorial debut, THE WOODS, will begin in Ireland this month.
Written by Hardy and Olga Barreneche, THE WOODS stars Joseph Mawle (pictured; Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, “Game of Thrones”), who will be next seen in Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea, and Bojana Novakovic (Devil, Edge of Darkness), who currently stars on “Rake”. The film is produced by Occupant’s Joe Neurauter and Felipe Marino and is overseen by Occupant executive Kate Sharp. Fantastic Films is acting as the Irish co-producer and financing is coming from Prescience, Hyperion Media Group, and the Irish Film Board with Paul Brett, Tim Smith, and James Swarbrick executive producing for Prescience, Michael Mailis for Hyperion, and Will Clarke for Altitude Film Sales, which is handling international sales and will debut the first footage in Cannes. WME and ICM are handling domestic rights.
Co-written and directed by award-winning music video director Corin Hardy, THE WOODS follows a London-based conservationist who is sent to Ireland to investigate an ancient forest. During his survey he accidentally disturbs the hallowed grounds and finds himself in a fight for survival to protect his family from an ancient brood of creatures.
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