Horror film Reverb will start shooting on February27th. This London-set film is based in a recording studio and starsa clutch of young British actors, Leo Gregory (Stoned), Eva Birthistle (Breakfast on Pluto) and Margo Stilley (9 Songs).
The film featuresstruggling musician Leo Gregory who is trying to revitalise his rock and rolldreams and is helped by old band-mate Eva Birthistlewho gets him a cut-price deal to use a recording studio. Alone in the studiolate at night he samples an old record with a terrifying voice hidden in themusic. The band tries to understand the truth behind the voice on the recordleading to more strange events and a life or death battle with evil. Musicplays a pivotal part in this horror film with the title track being written bymusic producer Jack Knife Lee, who recently won a Grammy award for his work onU2's Vertigo and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.
The film has been privately financed by Reverb Productions and International Film Collective Ltd. Executive Producers are Keith Hayley and Robert Bevan, Writer and Director Eitan Arrusi (Working Title's LongTime Dead) makes his directorial debut with, Frank Mannionof Swipe Films producing.
The producers have alreadysecured a number of partnerships including Apple, XFM, Yamaha, Gibson MusicalInstruments, The Arcadia Group, Ty Nant Water, MacCosmetics and Zippo. The film will alsobe supporting Bono's Red campaign as the cast willwear red t-shirts in the film. Product Red, is thesinger's global branding and fund-raising effort to beat AIDS.
Swipe Films is acting as the worldwide sales agent for the film. Apreview promotional reel of the film will be screening at the Cannes FilmFestival with a theatrical release in the