ContentFilm Intl. has picked up worldwide rights to supernatural thriller “The Daisy Chain,” starring Brit thesp Samantha Morton.
Aisling Walsh (“Song for a Raggy Boy”) will helm from a script by Lauren MacKenzie.
Lensing is set to start Oct. 29. Morton plays a grieving mother who moves to a remote Irish village with her husband, played by Steven Mackintosh, following the death of their baby daughter. The couple take in a disturbed and orphaned autistic girl called Daisy, only for a series of strange occurrences to start taking place linked to the girl.
Subotica Entertainment’s Tristan Orpen Lynch and Dominic Wright will produce the U.K./Irish co-production.
ContentFilm Intl. is co-financing the film with the Irish Film Board, the Wales Creative IP Fund, the Limelight Fund and the Broadcast Commission of Ireland.