EXCLUSIVE: Content boards UK feature starring Matthew Modine and Olivia Williams, executive produced by Robert Halmi.

Content has boarded worldwide rights to new UK horror Altar, currently shooting in Yorkshire.

Olivia Williams, Matthew Modine, Screen Star of Tomorrow Antonia Clarke, Adam Thomas Wright and Steve Oram star in the feature, written and directed by Neverland director Nick Willing  and produced by Michele Camarda.

Modine, Williams, Clarke and Wright make up the members of a family who move into a remote English country estate, where it is rumoured the original owner killed his wife in a demonic ritual.

Executive producer is Robert Halmi Sr. who spearheads the production, comprising The Halmi Company and UK outfit Great Point Media (where Robert Halmi Jr execs) in association with Sandover Productions.

The feature is supported with investment from Screen Yorkshire through the European Regional Development Fund.  Executive producers alongside Robert Halmi Sr are Robert Halmi Jr. and Jim Reeve for Great Point Media and Hugo Heppell for Screen Yorkshire. 

Boutique financier Great Point was set up in 2012 by Jim Reeve and Robert Halmi Jr, together with a collection of executives formerly at Ingenious Media.

Emmy-winning producer Halmi Sr left RHI Entertainment, the production company he founded, in 2012.