LONDON — Lucy Boynton (“Miss Potter,” “Ballet Shoes,” “Mo”) and Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” both “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” movies) will join Katee Sackhoff (“Oculus,” “Riddick,” “Battlestar Galactica”) in the supernatural horror film “Don’t Knock Twice,” which is being directed by Caradog James, and begins shooting this week in Cardiff, Wales.
“Don’t Knock Twice” follows a guilt-ridden mother (Sackhoff) who wants to reconnect with the daughter (Boynton) she was forced to place into care. To save her estranged daughter, she has to uncover the terrifying truth behind the urban legend of a vengeful, demonic witch.
James (“The Machine,” “Little White Lies”) is directing from a script by writing duo Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler, whose credits include “Howl.”
The film is being produced by Red & Black Films’ John Giwa-Amu (“The Machine,” “The Call Up”) and Seymour Films’ Claire Moorsom.
Content Media is handling worldwide sales rights. Content’s president of film, Jamie Carmichael, serves as executive producer.
“Don’t Knock Twice” is financed by Altara, Ffilm Cymru Wales, the Media Investment Budget, partnered with Pinewood and Content Media.
Boynton is represented by talent agency United Agents. Nick Moran is represented by the Artists Partnership and the Gersh Agency in L.A.