Marc-André Grondin is starring as the lead in the horror thriller “Ravenous” (Les Affames) opposite Monia Chokri, Micheline Lanctôt and Brigitte Poupart, Variety has learned exclusively.
The film is currently in production in Quebec with Alma Cinema handling international sales at the Toronto Film Festival. “Ravenous” is produced by Stéphanie Morissette’s La Maison De Prod.
Robin Aubert is directing from his own script, which follows a group of rural villagers as they try to escape their family and friends, who have turned into flesh-eating predators.
Grondin’s credits include “Goon” and “Goon: Last of the Enforcers,” the series “Spotless” and Stéphane Lafleur’s “Tu Dors Nicole,” which premiered at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. Aubert’s directing credits include “Crying Out” and “St. Martyrs of the Damned.”
Alma Cinema is also selling “In Between,” which is playing in the Contemporary World Cinema section at Toronto, and “As You Are,” which premiered at Sundance. Additionally, Alma is financing “Witness,” a documentary about photojournalist James Nachtwey.