Sci-fi thriller to film in L.A.

AWP and StudioLine Entertainment have completed casting on sci-fi thriller ”Mentryville” with Danny Glover and Taylor Handley in lead roles.

Production starts later this month in Los Angeles.

Margo Harshman, Beverley Mitchell, Tiffany Hines, Ryan Pinkston, newcomer Leebo Freeman, Fiona Hale (”Seven Pounds”) and C.S. Lee (Dexter”) also star.

”Mentryville” is directed by Jason R. Dudek (”Legacy”) from his own script. Greg Strasburg, exec producer of ”The Tempest”, is producer.

Story’s set at an off grid pharmaceutical testing facility hiring a renowned scientist — played by Glover — to create a vaccine for a lethal airborne virus. Complications arise when Handley’s character and group of friends go to help clean out the house of his hoarding grandmother and save her from eviction.

David Albert Pierce of Pierce Law Group is the attorney for the film.

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