Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Underwater thriller THE CHAMBER acquired by STUDIOCANAL

STUDIOCANAL have confirmed their acquisition of underwater thriller THE CHAMBER following Friday’s World Premiere announcement within the FrightFest programme. 

THE CHAMBER stars Swedish actor Johannes Bah Kuhnke in his first film role since his international breakthrough performance in family drama Force Majeure and is written and directed by Ben Parker, his feature debut, having previously made the short Shifter, which played at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.

The film revolves around a special ops unit, who commandeer a commercial research vessel and it’s submersible to locate a mysterious item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea. When an explosion causes the sub to overturn and take on water, the crew begins to understand that not all of them will escape and a fight for survival ensues. 

Charlotte Salt (The Musketeers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), and Elliot Levey (The Lady In The Van) also star. Producers are Jen Handorf and Paul Higgins. Executive producer is Hugh Spearing. Production financing for the film comes from Fields Park Media Partners, Ffilm Cymru Wales and Great Point Media.

UK Release plans and additional festival plans to be announced.

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