Elijah Wood’s production company, SpectreVision, has another project coming our way soon, this time with Jorge Michel Grau (We Are What We Are) and Zodiac Features. That’s right, fiends; get ready for what’s being referred to as an “anthropological zombie film” in Curse the Darkness.
Deadline reports that Grau is directing from a script by Brandon Maurice Williams, and Zodiac is funding and co-producing the project. The film is set against the backdrop of the Louisiana sugarcane fields and the systematic exploitation of labor and undocumented workers by large corporations.
Wood, Daniel Noah, and Josh C. Waller will produce for SpectreVision. Curse the Darkness begins lensing in October in Louisiana and marks the latest U.S. project for Grau, who also helmed a segment in anthology The ABCs of Death and makes his American feature debut in the upcoming Big Sky, starring Bella Thorne, Kyra Sedgewick, and Frank Grillo.
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