EXCLUSIVE: Theo Rossi and Shane West join Umbrella Academy actress Jordan Claire Robbins in the cast of the thriller Escape the field, which is currently in production in Toronto.
Luke Cage and Sons of anarchy Star Rossi recently wrapped filming on Zack Snyder’s big budget Netflix feature Army of the dead. Nikita and Salem the West star was recently seen as Bane in Fox’s final season Gotham.
Escape the field is the story of six aliens who wake up disoriented and trapped in an endless cornfield to discover that something mysterious is chasing them. Armed only with seemingly random items, ranging from a compass to a gourd and a revolver to a single bullet, they must work together to escape the field or die.
Additional casting deals are in the process of being closed. DDI is handling global sales and will introduce the project (and actors) to buyers in the TIFF virtual marketplace.
The film is directed by Emerson Moore starring Michael Philip (The doorman) and Jason Moring of DDI (Super Troopers 2) producing under their Cr8iv DNA banner, with Moore’s Anacapa Pictures. The script comes from Moore, Sean M. Wathen and JD Dobkin.
âAn incredible time to welcome these two exceptionally gifted actors to the project,â said Moring. “They are sure to bring incredible excitement to the screen that will uplift this film in a way that audiences will truly appreciate.”
Rossi is replaced by Paradigm, Management 360 and Carolyn Conrad at Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham; West by Paradigm and attorney Michael Fuller of Fuller Law.