Last year’s Sundance Film Festival saw the former Charmed actress making her debut behind the camera with the short Dawn. Today, on the opening day of this year’s Park City fest, Rose McGowan is now preparing to direct her first feature The Pines., it was announced. Shooting on the psychological thriller is scheduled to start in the fall in upstate New York. American Mystic’s director Alex Mar wrote the script for the pic.
The Pines will be produced by Tangerine Entertainment and NYC-based Sundial Pictures. The Stefan Nowicki, Joey Carey and Morgan White company produced pics such as Jiro Dreams of Sushi and the 2013 drama Liars All. Founded at Sundance in 2013 by long time producers Abby Hobby and Anne Hubbell, Tangerine centers on films by female directors. Innovative Artists rep McGowan.