Psychological thriller “Lower Bay” begins principal photography on Monday, May 11th in Toronto. The feature from producer Michele Weisler (“The Ring”) and scribe Jenna Mattison (“For the Love of Money”) is based on true events. The indie project has cast Rose McGowan (“Grindhouse”) in the role of ‘Kelly Johansen,’ a best-selling author who studies tactile sound, sound that is felt rather than heard and it’s connection to hallucinations and ghost sightings.
Additionally, Richard Gunn (James Cameron’s “Dark Angel”) who recently joined the cast for the upcoming third and final season of Netflix’s original series “Hemlock Grove” has been tapped to play Rose McGowan’s fiancé, ‘Ethan Andrews.’ Christopher Lloyd has also been cast as ‘Clinton Jones,’ a mysterious man that ‘Johansen’ meets in the abandoned subway station while she’s researching to uncover the truth. With Michael Eklund will co-star as Detective John Richards.
The film is being produced by Michele Weisler, Jenna Mattison, with Cody Hackman, Geoff Hart and Allan Ungar representing Lower Bay Films and Jason Van Eman, Ross Marroso and Ben McConley producing under the WeatherVane Productions, Inc.
McGowan is repped by Innovative Artists, Weisler and Lloyd are both repped by The Gersh Agency, Gunn is repped by Global and Untitled Management and Mattison is managed by Geoff Silverman at The Cartel.
WeatherVane Productions, Inc. is a private investment production company specializing in entertainment and other non-entertainment related projects. Principals Jason Van Eman and Ross Marroso are committed to partnering with various producers and financiers to build the most advantageous finance plans for any and all media and entertainment projects. Most recently, WeatherVane announced “Royal Ice,” based on a story by Prince Albert II of Monaco, Scarlett Johannson’s directorial debut with “Summer Crossing.” Ben McConley, Ross Marroso and Jason Van Eman to executive produce.