Lower Bay Begins Principal

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.

Article Resource:http://www.weathervaneprod.com/press/weathervane-productions-lower-bay-begins-principal

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Berlin: Scarlett Johansson’s Directorial Debut Selling at EFM

The actress put together a five-minute promo reel that will be shown to buyers at EFM.

Scarlett Johansson’s directorial debut, Summer Crossing, looks to be picking up steam with production company Aldamisa launching sales at EFM.

The project, first announced in Cannes last May, is an adaptation of Truman Capote’s long-lost novel of the same name, which follows a 17-year-old debutante who, during the summer of 1945, skips a Parisian trip with her parents to build a relationship with a valet attendant.

Johansson has put together a five-minute promo reel that will be shown to buyers in Berlin.

Stacey Sher has come on board to produce along with Barry Spikings. Aldamisa co-chairman Sergei Bespalov and Tessela Production’s Oleg Boyko will also produce, with Peter Graves, Jason Van Eman and Ben McConley executive producing.

The film is scheduled to shoot in New York City later this year. CAA is handling U.S rights.

Article Resource:- http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/berlin-scarlett-johanssons-directorial-debut-770090