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FX House Drac Studios to Produce Horror, Begins with ‘Dead in the Water’

Some exciting news for Drac Studios, the special effects and makeup house responsible for Night of the Demons, The Mortician and Dead of Night, as they are segueing into motion picture producing, opening up Drac Studios Louisiana and going into preproduction on its first live-action feature, Dead in the Water. Si Dunn wrote the script, which will be directed by Rob Walker and produced by Drac president Harvey Lowry. No plot details were revealed. The creative team behind Drac — Lowry, Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas, with creative direction by Greg Cannom — has won Oscars for “Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and been nommed for “Titanic,” “The Passion of the Christ” and other productions.