Howard wrote and is directing the project, which is produced by Rik Hall and executive produced by Cross, Linda James, Pauline Burt and Bryn Roberts.
Financing is from Finance Wales' IP Fund, the Film Agency for Wales with the support of Arts Council of Wales lottery funds, Barcud Derwen and private equity.
Faye Dunaway is one of the film's stars as well as a co-producer. The cast also features Hugh O'Conor, Michelle Ryan, Mark Benton, Julia Foster, Terence Rigby, John Woodvine and Liz Smith.
The film is about a 1950s rocker who comes back from the grave to terrify his ex-girlfriend.
AV Pictures is handling sales.