Aspect pacts with Blanc/Biehn

Shingles sign three-pic deal for "grindhouse" titles

Aspect Film has signed a three-picture deal with Blanc/Biehn Prods. for a trio of “grindhouse” titles through its new genre label Chiller Films.

Aspect made the announcement Saturday. Company said Michael Biehn will shortly start production of “The Farm,” “Up and Down” and “The Predicator” as part of his Blanc/Biehn Prods.

Each movie will star Biehn and will be shot in sequence in a 45-day period, with three different directors to be announced. Each director will receive an exec producing credit along with Blanc/Biehn Prods. and each will be a director that Biehn has worked with previously.

The three films will be for sale next week at the Berlin Film Festival.

Anchor Bay Films announced last month that it had snagged North American rights to suspense thriller “The Victim,” starring Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood, Tanya Newbould and Danielle Harris.

Biehn made his directorial debut on the pic from his own script. Story centers on a woman who witnesses a violent act at the hands of two sheriff’s deputies, flees from attackers and stumbles across a recluse living in the middle of the woods — which throws his solitary life into chaos.

“The Victim” was produced by Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, Lorna Paul and Travis Romero of Blanc/Biehn Prods. in association with Pegasus Prods.

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