EXCLUSIVE: Vampire action film written by Danny King (Wild Bill).
UK production outfit Evolution Pictures is readying a number of features including actor Jason Flemyng’s directorial debut Reign Of Blood, a vampire action film written by Danny King, BAFTA-nominated in 2011 for drama Wild Bill.
Production is set to begin in summer 2015 with casting currently underway.
Flemyng is best known for roles in Guy Ritchie films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch, blockbusters including X-Men: First Class and Clash of the Titans, and more recent features Gemma Bovary and Sunshine on Leith. He also starred in Will Bill.
Also on the slate for Evolution, run by COO Rod Smith, is We Still Steal The Old Way, a sequel to last year’s crime-thriller We Still Kill The Old Way, directed by Sacha Bennett.
A number of the original cast, which included Steven Berkoff, Ian Ogilvy and Dani Dyer, are set to return with principal photography due to get underway this spring.
Currently shooting for Evolution is Bonded By Blood 2: Essex Boys The New Generation.
The sequel to 2010 thriller Bonded By Blood sees returning cast including Terry Stone and newcomers such as Eastender’s actor Sam Strike.
Evolution will produce each of the films with Jonathan Sothcott’s Richwater Films.
Smith said: “I am excited to be continuing my relationship with Jonathan. Together we will be delivering some of the most exciting, commercial and successful independent films of 2015.
“With production on Bonded By Blood 2 starting this week, we’re raring to go and look forward to meeting new and potential distribution partners next month in Berlin.”