We’ve just landed a series of behind-the-scenes images and Cannes sales art for The Secret Village, Swamy Kandan’s indie horror starring Jonathan Bennett (Memorial Day, Van Wilder:Freshman Year, Mean Girls), Ali Faulkner (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1), SAG nominee Stelio Savante (A Million Colours, Stealing Roses, Ugly Betty) and Richard Riehle (Bridesmaids, Halloween II, A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas). Written by Swamy Kandan and Jason Whittier, the indie is executive produced by Raj T. Rajan MD, produced by Swamy Kandan and co produced by Sridhar Ranganath. Brought to the screen by Midnight Friends films with Christopher Holmes (The Patriot, Tears Of The Sun) confirmed as editor.
“”‘The Secret Village’ is a psychological thriller that follows Greg, (Jonathan Bennett) an unsuccessful screenwriter and Rachel, (Ali Fau lkner) a beautiful journalist as they research an outbreak of mass hysteria in a small village. They rent a house together and start to uncover a secret about ergot poisoning that has affected this village for years. But the cult activity has been kept a secret by the locals (Stelio Savante and Richard Riehle) and when Greg disappears, Rachel is left alone to unravel the mystery and save their lives.”
Photo Still Credits: John Kickery & Sridhar Ranganath