Dominic Monaghan and Will Patton have been set to star in Radioflash, an indie survival thriller from writer-director Ben McPherson. The pic is set at the height of the digital age in the year 2020, when day-to-day life is fully automated and connected through a vast network of wires and cables circling the globe. When a nuclear device causes an electromagnetic pulse that kills power to more than 200 million people, a teenage girl (Brighton Sharbino) must help lead her family to survival in a dark new world. Monaghan will play the teenager’s father; Patton is an ex-government spook who lives in a mountain hideout equipped for going off the grid. Monaghan, whose credits include the Lord of the Rings trilogy and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is repped by APA, UK Agents and Morris Yorn. Patton, up next in Boaz Yakin’s Boarding School, is with APA and Grand View Management.
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Augie Duke (Bad Kids Go To Hell) and Michael Reed (Chupacabra Territory) have been cast in the horror thriller 6:45, a reteam of Dark Ride scribe Robert Dean Klein and director Craig Singer. The plot centers on a couple on an isolated romantic getaway who find they are reliving the same day over and over again — a nightmare that ends in their murders — only to awake every day at 6:45 AM. The pic produced by Singer and Cameron Eldred is aiming for a February 2018 production start on the Jersey Shore.
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