Cannes 2013: Hackybox Pictures Emerges as Investor in Blanc/Biehn's Hidden in the Woods
Been following the progress of the English-language remake of Patricio Valladares' Hidden in the Woods (En Las Afueras De La Ciudad) from Blanc/Biehn Productions? We have an update straight from the just concluded 2013 Cannes Film Market.
Blanc/Biehn announced in Cannes it has signed a deal with investor Hackybox Pictures to produce Hidden in the Woods, a remake of the 2012 Chilean horror film of the same name that will start shooting in early July in Houston, Texas.
The story follows two sisters raised by their abusive father in a remote locale who must answer to their drug baron uncle when their father is imprisoned.
Michael Biehn stars alongside William Forsythe, and original director Patricio Valladares takes the helm. Jennifer Blanc-Biehn produces with Loris Curci. The film's co-stars include MMA fighter Krzysztof Soszynski, Chris Browning ("Sons of Anarchy," The Book of Eli), Ricco Ross (Aliens) (Iron Man, Jeannine Kaspar (“House of Lies,” “Nip/Tuck”), Andy Mackenzie (Sushi Girl, "True Blood"), Electra Avellan (Grindhouse, Machete Kills), Mark Burnham (Quentin Dupieux's Wrong and Wrong Cops), Jennifer Blanc (The Victim, Wrong Cops), and Richard Gunn (“Granite Flats,” “Dark Angel”) along with Caitlin Keats (Broken English, Kill Bill Volume 2, Treachery), Matthew Alan (Red Tails, "Sons of Anarchy"), J. Michael Trautmann (Here Comes the Boom, "Shameless"), Evie Louise Thompson (The Call, Heebie Jeebies), Nick Bateman (from Jason Eisener's Hobo With a Shotgun), Cody Hackman (Tapped), and Luke Massy (Thor).
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