LAST PATIENT FINISHES TREATMENT
Indie horror pic 'The Last Patient' has wrapped principal photography. Filmed on location in downtown los angeles, feature is the story of a man who after enrolling in an experimental research program, discovers the program's eccentric head doctor has a secret agenda for his patients involving a revolutionary new drug. The screenplay was written by Stephen Polk and 'Wishmaster' star Andrew Divoff headlines as Dr. Timothy Straun. Also starring are Karen Black ('House of 1,000 Corpses'), Denice Duff ('Subspecies'), John Kassir ('Tales From the Crypt') and Polk described as 'Cronenberg-esque' with dark humor, pic was directed and produced by Jeff Broadstreet for Providence Productions. The stylized special makeup effects were handled by Christopher Bergschneider ('Leeches').