Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by Germain Lussier
A brand new horror anthology has been given a green light. It’s called Fear Paris, and will feature multiple connected stories from directors such as Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Hole), Xavier Gens (Hitman), and Timo Vuorensola (Iron Sky) which will explore the supernatural underbelly of France’s capital city. Casting is now underway and two more directors will soon join the project, which will start shooting this summer.
Below, read the full press release and watch a teaser trailer.
Here’s the teaser trailer:
And the full press release:
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The producers behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and The Iceman join forces on the genre bending FEAR PARIS, an ambitious new film of unique interconnected stories exploring the dark underbelly of the city of lights.
Helmed by directors Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Hole), Xavier Gens (Hitman), and Timo Vuorensola (Iron Sky), the genre bending and connected stories will present a Paris unlike anything seen before, in a combination of fantasy, horror and science fiction. Casting is under way as the film will go into production this Summer/Fall. Two additional directors will join the line up soon.
Laura Rister (Untitled Entertainment) and Ehud Bleiberg (Bleiberg Entertainment), together with Steven Schneider (Vicarious Entertainment) join Darryn Welch (Instinctive Film) to produce the film.
Tony Noble (Moon) is the production designer. Kristyan Mallet (Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter) is onboard for special effects makeup and prosthetics.
The imaginative world will be created in collaboration with the great visual effects minds at Pixomondo (Hugo) and Prime Focus (Gravity, Judge Dredd). Richard Raaphorst (Frankenstein’s Army) is the concept designer.
WME Global and Rister will handle North American rights.