The Returned Sells Internationally; Production Set to Begin Later This Month
We have good news about the new flick from Manuel Carballo (Exorcismus). Foreign rights have sold for Australia, Latin America, Taiwan, the Middle East, and Indonesia at the Toronto International Film Festival. Production begins September 24th in and around Toronto.
But what are The Returned, you ask? Humans, ghosts, zombies, aliens, Kardashians? We'll be finding out soon enough.
Kate works at the hospital in the Return Unit, helping those who have been infected by the virus that turns people into zombies. Kate’s dedication to her work is absolute, but few people realize that for her it is also a personal matter; Kate’s own husband, Jason, has been returned.
After various brutal and prolific attacks at the hands of Anti-Return groups and rumors that the “Protein” stock is running dangerously low, Kate fears for Jason's safety. Suspicious of the government's order that all the returned should report to a secure medical facility "for their own safety," the couple decides to flee, taking with them all the doses of “Return Protein” they have. At no point does the couple imagine that the real threat is a lot closer than they think…
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