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Principal Photography Begins on THE DARK
Monday 28th June 2004
Principal photography has commenced on the feature film THE DARK,
it was announced today. Directed by John Fawcett (GINGER SNAPS),
THE DARK is a gripping supernatural chiller about a series of mysterious
occurrences that befall a young family who move to a remote Welsh farm,
only to discover the house has a dark and bloody past that is manifesting
itself firmly in the present.
THE DARK is based on the novel "THE SHEEP" by Simon Maginn, and
adapted for the screen by Paul Tamasy and Stephen Massicotte.
THE DARK stars Maria Bello (THE COOLER, ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13) as
"Adelle" and Sean Bean (LORD OF THE RINGS, TROY) as "James." Also
joining the cast are young actress Sophie Stuckey (I CAPTURE THE CASTLE)
as "Sarah" and newcomer Abigail Stone as "Ebrill." Shooting commenced
Monday 21st June 2004 and will take place at Ealing Studios, London,
and on location on the Isle of Man.
THE DARK is an Impact Pictures production in association with Constantin
Film. Development was in association with the UK Film Council. THE
DARK is produced by Jeremy Bolt. Executive producer is Constantin's Head
of Production Robert Kulzer. Constantin Film and Summit Entertainment are
handling the worldwide sale of rights.
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