Shan Khan makes directing debut on thriller
Brit thesp Paddy Considine is set to star in writer-director Shan Khan’s debut feature, “Honour.”Pic, which is skedded to lense on Nov. 8, is backed by Isle of Man-based film financing and production company CinemaNX and Julia Lebedev’s Code Red Prods. Project, dubbed a contemporary thriller, will see Considine return to the front of the camera following his directorial debut, “Tyrannosaur,” which is currently in release in Blighty. “Honour,” which appeared on last year’s Brit List, a list of the best unproduced screenplays, is being produced by Nisha Parti of Parti Prods. and Jason Newmark of Newscope Films. Script was developed with coin from the now-defunct U.K. Film Council. CinemaNX’s Steve Christian and Marc Samuelson are exec producers along with Code Red’s Lionid Lebedev and Julia Lebedev. Pic will shoot on location in the Isle of Man and Glasgow, Scotland.