Lions Gate has informed B-D that Kim Coates (SILENT HILL, THE ISLAND), Natassia Malthe (ELEKTRA), Sarah Carter (FINAL DESTINATION), Tom Jackson (North of 60) and Matthew Knight (THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED) have joined Natassia Malthe, Shawn Roberts, Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra and Lyriq Bent in Lions Gate Films Skinwalkers, which has just begun princiapl photography in Toronto. Jim Isaac's film is a werewolf movie produced by David Cronenberg and Stan Winston. Skinwalkers is about a 12-year-old boy who suddenly finds himself at the center of a battle between two warring groups of werewolves. Read on for some quotes from the people behind the film...
“I’m very pleased and excited to begin principal photography on SKINWALKERS. Jim Isaac and the producers have assembled an incredible cast, the locations and production design are tremendous, and the creatures created by Stan Winston Studios will set a new high mark in the annals of horror filmmaking,” said Carmody.
“We are thrilled to have Jason, Elias and Rhona lead the cast of this film which brings together an all-star genre team,” said Lions Gate International President Nick Meyer and Lions Gate Films Releasing President Tom Ortenberg. “SKINWALKERS targets a movie-going audience we know well, and we are combining a great story with dazzling effects to serve up our first werewolf movie to moviegoers worldwide.”
“I am very excited to have these three dynamic, appealing actors at the top of the cast for SKINWALKERS. They will bring their gifts to a great story with compelling characters, amazing special effects, action and stunning visuals,” said Isaac.
“We are very excited with the coming together of the cast for SKINWALKERS,” said Martin Moszkowicz and Robert Kulzer, Los Angeles co-presidents of Constantin. “The talents of the producers together with Lions Gate’s marketing acumen are sure to produce a unique horror experience of unparalleled thrills.”
The script was written by the writing team of James DeMonaco (ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, THE NEGOTIATOR), Todd Harthan (Crossing Jordan) and James Roday (the feature film THE DUKES OF HAZZARD and THE DRIVER).