LONDON — Musician Andy Summers, formerly of the band The Police, has joined the cast of Scott Spiegel’s supernatural horror movie “The Temple,” which is set to become the first Western film to be shot in the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.
The movie tells the story of a tough policewoman who is sent to investigate the robbery of a temple near a remote village, where she is confronted by wary villagers and a snooping American TV crew.
The cast includes Ian Buchanan (“Panic Room”), Emrhys Cooper (“Person of Interest”) and Keith Jefferson (“The Hateful Eight”). Other thesps include Charlotte Price (“Wild in Blue,” “The Sex Trip”) and Bhutanese actress Kinley Pelden.
Principal photography starts in Bhutan on Jan. 20. Pic is produced by Happy Himalayan Pictures and Dream It Productions, and is co-produced by Suzanne Patrick, Pelden, Cooper and Donald A. Barton.