The story centers on a series of terrifying events that take place aboard the Ark moon base. When a meteor suddenly collides with their base, the astronauts find themselves in immediate danger. The crew quickly learns that spores from the meteorite can replicate cell structure, reproduce and mutate, forcing everyone on board to fight for their lives.
Christian Slater stars in the menacing sci-fi thriller, Stranded, co-written and to be directed by Academy Award winner Roger Christian.
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“Gerard (Christian Slater) leads three other astronauts on a mission,when a meteor suddenly collides with their space station putting the lives of the entire crew in danger. Those on board quickly learn that spores from the meteorite can replicate cell structure, reproduce, and mutate. Ava, the only female astronaut becomes infected, showing signs of pregnancy at a rapid rate. Within 36 hours she gives birth to a creature that mutates into the life form of another crew member. As the astronauts begin to experience this sinister presence, the virus spreads and Gerard urges for the killing of Ava. The alien being targets the crew one by one, leaving those remaining to destroy it before all are killed.” READ MORE
Image Entertainment has picked up all U.S. rights to Roger Christian’s sci-fi thriller Stranded, starring Christian Slater, Variety reports. Stranded also stars Brendan Fehr, Amy Matysio and Michael Therriault. “Story is centered on four astronauts at a moonbase being unexpectedly struck by a series of meteor blasts and realizing that spores on a meteor have the ability to replicate cell structure, reproduce and mutate.”
Screen Daily adds that Celluloid Nightmares has struck a multi-territory deal with Wild Bunch on Home, Nicholas McCarthy’s follow-up to Sundance hit The Pact. Bunch will distribute Candlewood Entertainment’s horror film in France, Germany and Spain. “It tells the story of a young woman who investigates mysterious goings-on at a house where she learns the previous tenant unwittingly summoned the devil.”
A multi-territory deal has also been made with eOne on killer bee thriller Stung (pictured) covering the UK, Canada, South Africa and Scandinavia, among others. Director Benni Diez is preparing to commence production in Europe next spring. Adam Aresty wrote the screenplay “About a fancy garden party that goes wrong when a local species of wasp mutates, resulting in an attack by giant insects. It is left to two catering staff to thwart the onslaught and in the process develop a romance.”
CineTel Films has acquired international sales rights to action/thriller The Cure, written produced and directed by visual effects veteran David Gould. Antonia Prebble stars as “A scientist who discovers that the pharmaceutical company she works for had developed a cure for cancer years earlier. She attempts to release it to the world, unaware that the company will stop at nothing to prevent her.” Daniel Lissing also stars.
The science fiction thriller Stranded started filming in the Canada Saskatchewan Production Studio in Regina, SK earlier today. The full length feature film stars Christian Slater (Playback) and is directed by Academy Award winner Roger Christian.
“The story centers on a series of terrifying events that take place aboard the Ark moon base. When a meteor suddenly collides with their base, the astronauts find themselves in immediate danger. The crew quickly learns that spores from the meteorite can replicate cell structure, reproduce and mutate, forcing everyone on board to fight for their lives.”
Amy Matysio (Just Friends, Chained), Michael Therriault (Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story, Total Recall) and Brendan Fehr (Final Destination, Bones, CSI: Miami) star alongside Slater (True Romance, Interview with the Vampire).
Having all starred in previous Minds Eye Entertainment productions, the cast are no strangers to Saskatchewan. Incidentally, this is also a return engagement for director Roger Christian and screenwriter Christian Piers Betley. READ MORE