Billy Flynn, Chris Mulkey, and D.B. Sweeney have boarded D.O.A. Blood River, the thriller written and helmed by Stephen C. Sepher. Filming beings next month with Sepher also serving as producer along Rory Fradella, Kim Barnard and Nazo Bravo. Inspired by Rudolph Mate’s 1950 noir thriller, the film follows pharmaceutical salesman Sam Collins as he travels from Los Angeles to a small town in Louisiana to sign the business deal of his career with Dr. Alexander, a doctor specializing in Vaccine Research. However, the outcome is not at all what he expected. Flynn (Days Of Our Lives) is repped by PCM International, Mulkey (Whiplash) is with Don Buchwald & Associates and Sweeney (Chi-Raq) is repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment.
Ronnie Gene Blevins has been cast in Death Wish, the Bruce Willis-starrer about a father seeking justice after his family is torn apart by a violent act. Eli Roth is directing the remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson film for MGM. Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, Mike Epps, Kimberly Elise and Camilla Morrone co-star. Roger Birnbaum is producing with a script by Dean Georgaris and Roth. Joe Carnahan penned the original screenplay. Blevins, who will next been seen in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks reboot on Showtime, is repped by BRS/Gage and Rothman Andrés Entertainment.