Steven C. Miller directs Jonny Weston and Gattlin Griffith in the upcoming thriller Under the Bed, which pays loving homage to the classic Amblin films of the 80s and Tobe Hooper's Poltergeist. The first photo from this spooky new project has bee released, which you can check out below along with the official press release.
Jonny Weston and Gattlin Griffith topline Under the Bed, the latest indie from up and coming genre producing outfit Site B. The duo will play brothers, Neal and Pauly, respectively, in what is described as an homage to classic Amblin productions and the Steven Spielberg produced Poltergeist.
Steven C. Miller directs.
Peter Holden, Musetta Vander and Kelcie Stranahan round out the cast. Peter Holden plays Terry, the brothers' father, while Musetta Vander stars as the stepmother Angela. Kelcie Stranahan plays Cara, Neal's love interest.
The suburban nightmare reteams A Horrible Way to Die executive producer Zak Zeman with producer Brad Miska, who is also co-owner of website Bloody-Disgusting.com. Tom Owen and William Clevinger also produce. Cinematographer Joseph White is utilizing the latest anamorphic lenses to achieve the look of the film. White recently completed both Mother's Day and 11-11-11 for director Darren Lynn Bousman.
Eric Stolze penned the screenplay from a story he co-developed with Brad Miska.
"I grew up watching great movies from the '80s where kids took on adult problems and mature themes. That is what we are trying to recreate," says Steven C. Miller.
"I'm thrilled to be working with Steven C. Milleron an original horror film that will excite both fans of the genre and casual moviegoers alike," says Site B president and executive producer Zak Zeman.
Practical effects will be provided by Vincent J. Guastini. LIT will be taking on VFX duties
Jonny Weston recently completed John Dies at the End for Phantasm director Don Coscarelli. Gattlin Griffith starred in Universal Pictures' Changeling and can be seen this summer as the "young" Hal Jordan in Warner Bros. Pictures' Green Lantern. Peter Holden recently completed Drowning and was seen in The Social Network.
Brad Miska and Tom Owen founded Bloody-Disgusting.com, the largest horror website and community online. Steven C. Miller, who broke onto the horror scene with his kinetic Automaton Transfusion, is repped by Adam Goldworm at Aperture Entertainment and Charles Ferraro at UTA.