Production Finalizing On UK Horror ‘Shepherd’ With ‘Victoria’ Star Tom Hughes & ‘The Witch’ Actress Kate Dickie, First Look Images

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EXCLUSIVE: New UK manufacturing firm Kindred is finalizing post-production – in collaboration with GC Movies – on writer-director Russell Owen’s (Inmate Zero) elevated horror Shepherd, starring Tom Hughes (Victoria), Kate Dickie (The Witch), Gaia Weiss (Vikings) and Emmy-winner Greta Scacchi (Rasputin).

The movie follows widower Eric Black (Hughes) who makes an attempt suicide after the suspicious dying of his adulterous spouse. Black turns into distracted by a weird commercial for a shepherd, working alone on a distant, desolate island off the west coast of Scotland. Eric grabs the possibility to run away from his troubles however quickly realizes that the island is a psychological lure. We will reveal first look photographs of the manufacturing at present.

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The undertaking marks the primary function for UK outfit Kindred, shaped by Owen and co-founder Sam Orams. The duo accomplished second unit on the movie in Wales on behalf of GC Movies – who did the preliminary Scotland shoot on the movie – and they’re aiming to connect a vendor forward of Cannes 2021. The unique producer and financier is Karim Prince Tshibangu.

The undertaking first started filming in April 2019. Nevertheless, following a pay dispute between crew and the unique producers, Owen and Orams agreed to steer the movie in the direction of distribution.

Russell Owen stated: “Like most storytellers I’ve at all times been drawn in by compelling, fractured characters. Shepherd is my second function. I’ve navigated my method by the movie trade from being a storyboard and idea artist, to author and director of over 100 commercials and shorts. In lots of respects I see this as my first function. It’s the primary true alternative to precise my very own artistic voice in lengthy type. It’s a terrifying if not stunning character pushed piece about one man’s futile escape from his personal guilt.”


Affiliate producer and Kindred co-founder Sam Orams added: “We’re actually enthusiastic about being concerned with Shepherd from a manufacturing standpoint. The forged and crew are excellent and the standard of labor delivered all spherical is extraordinarily thrilling. It’s a extremely wholesome start line for us in a brand new and ever-growing movie atmosphere, with a complete host of recent platforms and alternatives to discover. Launching into the movie world we would have liked to make sure we made a daring assertion, and collaborating with Golden Crab Movie Manufacturing to finish Shepherd is strictly that. The movie encompasses the escapist narratives Kindred aspires to. Our focus is the viewers, what they’re in search of and when. Anticipating what’s on the horizon. Shepherd is coming on the good time the place there’s a clear starvation for escapism with elevated horror.”

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