Winston shingle in on ‘Ian’

Makeup man puts finishing touches on mystery

Stan Winston is sharpening his producing skills. The famed makeup whiz and his Stan Winston Prods. are producing horror mystery “The Deaths of Ian.”

Mike Vogel has been tapped to star with Dario Piana at the helm.

Pic, budgeted north of $10 million, will shoot in London beginning July 2.

Vogel plays the title character in the story about an all-American guy who is murdered only to wake up each day in a slightly different life and experience another terrifying end.

Winston will produce with Brian Gilbert and Ralph Camp. Piana is helming from a script by Brendan Hood.

Previous pics under the Stan Winston Prods. banner were 2003’s “Wrong Turn” and upcoming “Skinwalkers.”

“I love waking up in the morning and being able to work on the kinds of films that I have been a fan of since I was a kid,” Winston told Daily Variety.

Vogel starred in Warner Bros.’ “Poseidon” and just wrapped the indie comedy “Caffeine.” Other credits include “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

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