EXCLUSIVE: The Truth Commissioner to star Roger Allam, Julian Rhind Tutt.
Carnaby sales and distribution has picked up two new titles heading into the EFM.
Thriller The Truth Commissioner, set to begin production in March in Belfast and Dublin, is due to star Roger Allam, Julian Rhind Tutt andBarry Ward in the story of a career diplomat who must navigate complex history and feuding when he is appointed Northern Ireland Truth Commissioner.
The deal was secured today by Carnaby International’s CEO, Sean O’Kelly, together with Big Fish Films’ Eoin O’Callaghan.
Produced in in association with Northern Ireland Screen, The Irish Film Board, The Broadcast Authority of Ireland and BBC N. Ireland, the film is adapted from David Park’s novel and will be directed by Declan Recks.
David Collins, Eoin O’Callaghan and Kevin Jackson produce.
Also new to the slate is supernatural thriller, The Haunting of Borley Rectory, about one of the UK’s ‘most-haunted houses’.
Currently in pre-production, the film is to be produced by Steven M. Smith and Dan McSherry and will commence principal photography in the UK from June 2015. Tony Hickox will direct.
The deal was secured by Carnaby International’s joint CEOs, Andrew Loveday and Sean O’Kelly, together with Priceless Pictures’ Steven M. Smith and Dan McSherry .