James Watkins, director of The Woman In Black, has a joint company with Altitude, which is launching its first production, The Loch, written by Watkins and Simon Duric. Wtakins was initially attached to direct, but now Duric will take the helm.
Screen Daily reports that Peter Mullan (War Horse, Trainspotting) has come on board to lead the cast.
“The film is a character-driven horror thriller that is an update on the Loch Ness monster myth. The story follows a family hiding their own secrets who encounter dark forces on a weekend holiday near Loch Ness.”
It will shoot in late 2013.