ELKAYEM TAKES 9TH PASSENGER
Variety reports that EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS director Ellory Elkayem will follow up with THE 9TH PASSENGER, a $10-million horror film for Britain?s Redbus Pictures, which has found great success in Britain releasing genre fare such as CABIN FEVER and JEEPERS CREEPERS. PASSENGER is set on a yacht where eight students become stranded with a mysterious passenger who may or may not actually exist. It?s due to start shooting in South Africa next March for theatrical release in late 2004; Lakeshore Entertainment (THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, UNDERWORLD) will handle international sales. Redbus has also come aboard as UK/French/Australian distributor and exective producer of William Butler?s MADHOUSE, the asylum chiller starring Joshua (BLAIR WITCH) Leonard, Jordan (CABIN FEVER) Ladd and Lance Henriksen.
Courtesy of Fangoria