EXCLUSIVE: Epic Pictures Group has set Jackson Hurst (Drop Dead Diva) and Heather McComb (Ray Donovan) for its latest action fantasy film Day Of Reckoning. Joel Novoa (God’s Slave) is directing from a script by Gregory Gieras, who also penned Epic’s sci-fi film Big Ass Spider.
The story is set in Los Angeles 15 years after the world suffered a horrendous disaster when demon-like-creatures invaded Earth and nearly destroyed mankind. Hurst plays mediocre husband and father David Shepperd, who tries to save his family when the demon creatures return to wreak havoc.
The Grinder’s Hana Hayes, Jay Jay Warren, Raymond Barry (Justified, The 100), Barbara Crampton (We Are Still Here), Nick Gomez (The Walking Dead) and Randy Vasquez (Beverly Hills Cop) co-star. Filming is set to begin this week in Los Angeles.
Epic Pictures holds worldwide sales and distribution rights to the film. Its recent releases include Jeruzalem and Nina Forever.