Josh Whitehouse and Raff Law are among the cast of the indie now shooting in Athens.
The Witcher star Freya Allan, Daisy Jones and the Six actor Josh Whitehouse, and Raff Law, who appears in the upcoming Apple mini-series Masters of the Air, are starring in Triton, a fantasy horror thriller from filmmaker Janell Shirtcliff.
Elsie Hewitt, who appeared in FX’s Dave, Thalia Besson, daughter of French filmmaker Luc Besson, and musician Malcolm McRae are also toplining the indie, which is now in production in Athens, Greece.
Brad Feinstein at Romulus Entertainment is producing and financing the equity project. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Range are producing alongside Adonis Tountas and Everlast Pictures.
Based off a story by Shirtcliff and Angie Simms, with Simms penning the script, the story centers on three young women who, while in a vacation in Greece, run afoul of three charismatic young men who prove to be much more than they seem.
Central Athens in Greece is producing the film locally in Athens.
Fred Berger and Casey Durant at Range are exec producing the feature along with Ioannis Meramveliotakis. Alex O’Neal in the UK is exec producing with his company 24FPS. Josh Glick and Zac Frognowski are executive producing.
Shirtcliff, a photographer who shoots covers for magazines such as Variety and LadyGunn, made her directorial debut with the Bella Thorne-Gavin Rossdale crime thriller Habit, which was released by Lionsgate. She most recently directed the documentary short Mother of the Dawn, written by Simms, that premiered at this year’s SXSW.
Allan, who plays Ciri opposite Henry Cavill’s Geralt on Netflix’s Witcher, next stars in Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, which will hit theatres May 24, 2024. She is repped by CAA, United Agents, and attorney Jeff Hynick.
In addition to starring in Daisy Jones, which garnered nine Emmy nominations, Whitehouse was the male lead in the 2020 remake of Valley Girl and appeared opposite Vanessa Hudgens in the 2019 holiday movie A Knight Before Christmas. He is repped by CAA, United Agents, 111 Media and attorneys Samantha Wainaina and Tara Kole.
Law, the son of Jude Law and Sadie Frost, is repped by CAA, Conway van Gelder Grant, and Entertainment 360.
Hewitt is repped by Buchwald and attorney Derek Kroeger. Besson, who appeared opposite Ray Liotta in thriller Dangerous Water, is repped by Artists International Group and Intervista Law. McRea is repped by The Way Management. Sims is repped by Aperture Entertainment.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter