Elizabeth Rice (Mad Men) and Matthew Settle (Band Of Brothers) will star in Singaporean director Kelvin Tong’s English-language horror film The Faith Of Anna Waters.
The film is produced by Peter Poon, Leon Tong and Kat Goh under the Boku Films banner. Andre Morgan is executive producing through Ruddy Morgan Organization, along with Hong Kong-based Sun Entertainment Culture’s Alvin Chau and Alex Dong. Singapore’s Media Development Authority is supporting the film.
Scheduled to start shooting in early September, the film follows a female crime reporter who travels from Chicago to Asia to investigate the apparent suicide of her sister. At her sister’s house she encounters a string of other bizarre suicides involving emails, internet videos and allusions to the Tower of Babel.
The cast also includes Singapore’s Adrian Pang and Jaymee Ong, as well as Australian actors Colin Borgonon and Adina Herz. Crew includes Australian DoP Wade Muller, production designer Daniel Lim, costume designer Irin Lee and music composer Joe Ng.
US-based Highland Film Group is handling international sales on the film, which Sun Entertainment will distribute in Greater China and Southeast Asia.
Rice is represented by Agency of the Performing Arts (APA) and managed by Wishlab, while Settle is represented by APA and managed by Gotham/Principal.