Durand, Haas take ‘Dark’ turn

Black List title 'The Trees' logs in with new title

Kevin Durand and Lukas Haas are starring in indie horror feature “Dark Was the Night” from Caliber Media Co., Sundial Pictures and Preferred Content.

Shooting starts Sunday in Southampton, N.Y., with Jack Heller directing from Tyler Hisel’s script, which appeared on the 2009 Black List under the title “The Trees.”

Story centers on an isolated town where a nearby logging company has disrupted the balance of the life in the woods. Evil emerges to threaten the local citizens, with their only hope the local sheriff and his deputy.

Sabina Gadecki, Heath Freeman and Nick Damici are also starring.

Heller is producing with his Caliber partner Dallas Sonnier and Sundial’s Stefan Nowicki. Preferred Content’s Kevin Iwashina and Ross Dinerstein will exec produce alongside Sundial’s Joey Carey and The Molecule’s Ted Markovic, who is handling VFX. Hisel and manager Alexander Robb are also exec producers.

Iwashina will handle domestic sales. Caliber is in post on “Refuge,” “3 Nights in the Desert” and “Static.” Sundial exec produced “Pariah” and Preferred Content produced “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” “The Day,” “The Divide” and “The Pact.”

Durand is repped by WME, Alchemy Entertainment, and attorney Dave Feldman. Haas is repped by Innovative, managers Chuck Pacheco and Rick Yorn, and attorneys PJ Shapiro and Julian Zajfen.

Freeman is repped by Caliber. Gadecki is repped by Innovative. Damici is repped by Sweet 180 Management. Hisel is repped by Katie Cates of Kaplan-Stahler and Alexander Robb of Insignia Entertainment.

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