Odin’s Eye Productions is partnering with Wolf Creek Pictures to produce hybrid genre film Territorial, to be directed by Matthew Holmes, reports Screen Daily. Scripted by Matthew Holmes and Alex James, Territorial is a creature feature that combines classic thriller-horror with the Western genre. Film Victoria has contributed development finance to the project which is scheduled to start shooting in September 2013. Wolf Creek Pictures is the production company behind hit Australian horror Wolf Creek. The company is currently in production on its sequel Wolf Creek 2.
The site also reports that Raven Banner Entertainment has acquired world sales rights to Nicholas David Lean’s genre bender Dead End, also known as Hard Shoulder. The Toronto-based company has been meeting with buyers to talk up the “Tale of a family that takes a road movie to the Welsh moors and fall foul of a convoy of violent carnival travelers.” Check out the UK DVD art inside, as well as the international trailer.
Sounding a bit like “The Most Dangerous Game,” 108 Media and Paladin are drawing Autumn Blood,” acquiring worldwide rights to Markus Blunder‘s Austrian thriller with plans for a North American release this year. Filmed in English, “Blood focuses on an orphaned brother and sister who live an idyllic secluded life in the Alps when they find themselves stalked and hunted for sport.” Australian thesp Sophie Lowe (“Two Mothers”) stars, with Peter Stormare, Gustaf Skarsgard and Samuel Vauramo playing the antagonists. Check out the sales art inside.