Partnership launches with 'The Farm'
Pic is being produced by Jennifer Blanc Biehn, Michel Teicher and Avi Federgreen of Federgreen Entertainment/Indiecan Entertainment. Shooting is set to begin in early next year in Canada.
Project was announced Wednesday at Cannes with pre-sales launched. Chiller Film, the genre arm of Aspect Film, will represent all three titles as part of a deal announced with Blanc Biehn Prods. in February.
Biehn and Gens worked together previously on “The Divide.”
“The Farm” centers on a veteran who returns to Texas and must fight his inner demons to save his farm not merely from a greedy corporation but also a horror that threatens to devour the American heartland. Cast includes Danielle Harris, Jennifer Blanc, Michael Eklund, Ivan Gonzalez and Courtney B. Vance.
Also slated for production under the Biehn/Gens partnership is “Up and Down,” directed by Carlo Rizzo, and “The Predicator,” directed by Greg Morin.
Blanc Biehn Prods. produced the grindhouse film “The Victim,” which co-stars Danielle Harris and is slated for a late summer theatrical release through Anchor Bay Films.
Gens plans to shoot “Cold Skin” and a French gangster film before he begins lensing “The Farm.”