Voltage Pictures has acquired international rights to Stallion Media's horror action film Hybrid which will be directed by Eric Valette (One Missed Call, Malefique).

Oded Fehr and newcomer Shannon Beckner (pictured) are starring in the film about a female mechanic in a Chicago police garage who spends a night of terror with a hybrid car unlike any other.

Stallion Media partners Oliver Hengst and Elizabeth Wang-Lee will produce alongside Kevin DeWalt of Minds Eye Entertainment and Tim Kwok of Convergence Entertainment.

Alex Leung (Studio 407), Tim McGrath (Picture Park) and Christian Arnold-Beutel (Tadora) will executive produce the film, which is budgeted in excess of $10m.

Shooting will begin around Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, on March 31 and will production is scheduled to wrap in June after 47 shooting days.

The screenplay for the film is written by Neal Marshall Stevens (Thirteen Ghosts); special effects designer Paul Noel, whose credits include the X-Men franchise, will supervise the effects which play an integral part in the film.

Voltage, a partnership between sales veteran Nicolas Chartier and producer Dean Devlin, is currently in post-production on its first in-house film The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Other films on its sales slate at present include Big Eyes starring Kate Hudson, romantic comedy Spread with Ashton Kutcher and supernatural thriller Open Graves with Mike Vogel and Eliza Dushku.