Press leads ‘Knife Edge’

Hickox thriller rolls in England

LONDON — Brit thesp Nathalie Press will take the lead in psychological thriller “Knife Edge.” Anthony Hickox’s pic is about a Wall Street trader whose efforts to settle in a rural English idyll with her young son are wrecked by nightmarish visions.

Hugh Bonneville plays a family lawyer whose involvement with Press’s character goes beyond the professional.

Also appearing are Joan Plowright, Matthieu Boujenah, Tamsin Egerton, Jamie Harris, Lorcan O’Toole and newcomer Miles Ronayne.

Press came to the fore in 2004’s “My Summer of Love” and turned heads last year in Andrea Arnold’s critically acclaimed drama “Red Road.”

Pippa Cross (“Shooting Dogs”) is producing alongside Janette Day and Fee Combe. Exec producing is Shelagh Miller, Peter Graham and Stephen Hays.

The chiller is from an original screenplay by Hickox, Robin Squire and Combe.

“Knife Edge” is a Seven Arts presentation in association with 120dB Films of a Knife Edge Films production. Seven Arts is handling worldwide sales, including the German, Russian and Eastern European rights, acquired by Telepool.

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