Brit thesp joins horror pic
LONDON — Brit thesp Christina Cole will play Mike Vogel’s girlfriend in Stan Winston Prods.’ gory horror “The Deaths of Ian,” which is shooting in and around London and the Isle of Man.Vogel (“Poseidon”) plays an American who wakes up every day to a different life and death in the Dario Piana-helmed pic, which promises to be “Groundhog Day” with blood and guts. Special effects maestro Winston produces alongside Brian J. Gilbert and Ralph Kamp. Vogel and Cole (who stars in upcoming Bond pic “Casino Royale”) are joined by Jaime Murray (“13″), Michael Feast (“The Virgin Queen”) and newcomers Andrew Buchan and Michael Dixon. Kamp’s London-based Odyssey Entertainment is handling worldwide sales and distribution for “Ian.” The horror fantasy is selling briskly, to: AOE Worldwide (Malaysia), Entertainment Film Distributors (U.K.), Freeman Films (Eastern Europe), Lark Films (Hong Kong), LNK Audiovisuals (Portugal), Magna Pacific (Australia and New Zealand), Medusa (Italy), Paradiso Filmed Entertainment (Benelux), Phars Film (Mideast), Pioneer (Philippines), PT Amero (Indonesia), Sahamongkol (Thailand), Scanbox (Scandinavia), Shaw Renters (Singapore and Brunei), SND (France), Tiglon (Turkey) and Village Roadshow (Greece).