Yesterday we revealed that writer/director Padraig Reynolds was finally prepping his feature, Rites of Spring, for an April shoot in Mississippi. This morning we woke up to all sorts of goodies including details, casting, location images and even some early promo art! Joining a slew of local actors are genre fav A.J. Bowen (A Horrible Way to Die, The House of the Devil, Hatchet 2, The Signal), Anessa Ramsey (The Signal, YellowBrickRoad), Marco St. John (Dead of Night) and Shanna Forrestall (Lionsgate’s forthcoming Eli Roth produced The Last Exorcism). Get more info and all of the goodies inside!
In Rites, a group of kidnappers escape to an abandoned sanitarium where they fall victim to a horrifying secret.
Wes and Bobby Benton of Ghost Rider Entertainment, Eric Thompson and John Norris are producing. The Aaron Sims Company is designing the creature, with Toby Sells handling the practical makeup FX. Cinematographer Carl Herse is lensing.