Launchpad Productions, A Bigger Boat (Frozen, House at the End of the Street) and BoweryHills Entertainment are set to begin production with Latin American studio E-NNOVVA Films for the supernatural thriller Gallows Hill on September 14 on location in Bogota, Colombia.
Peter Facinelli (the Twilight series) and Sophia Myles (pictured; Underworld series) are set to star with Spanish director Victor Garcia (Mirrors 2, Return to House on Haunted Hill) set to direct. Richard D’Ovidio (Thir13een Ghosts, upcoming The Hive) penned the screenplay, based on a story by D’Ovidio and David W. Higgins. Rounding out the cast are Carolina Guerra (“A Corazon Abierto”, the Latin American adaptation of Grey’s Anatomy), Colombian star Diego Cadavid and Nathalia Ramos (“House of Anubis”).
“The film follows American David Reynolds (Facinelli), widowed from his Columbian-born wife, who flies to Bogota with his new fiancée (Myles) to retrieve his rebellious teenage daughter Jill (Ramos). En route to the city of Medellin, a car accident leaves them stranded in a rundown isolatedInn. When they discover the old innkeeper has locked a young girl in the basement, they are determined to set her free. But have they made a terrible mistake?”
The film is produced by Higgins, Peter Block, andAndrea Chung and executive produced by Mauricio Ardila and Julian Giraldo.