‘Super’ Producers Head Deep ‘Below The Surface’

Ambush Entertainment has set Xavier Palud to direct Below The Surface, a John Kelly-scripted thriller that will begin pre-production in Puerto Rico in February. Palud, who directed The Eye and Them (Ils), takes on a thriller about a group of scientists and a military escort who are sent to a secluded South Pacific island to investigate the disappearance of a research team that had been testing a drug designed to keep a person awake and functional for indefinite periods. The team then finds itself in the grip of a mysterious illness, and they to avoid the same fate that befell the researchers.

Source: Deadline