Eli (film)

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Eli
Directed byCiaran Foy
Produced by
  • Trevor Macy
  • John Zaozirny
Written by
  • David Chirchirillo
  • Ian Goldberg
  • Richard Naing
Starring
CinematographyJeff Cutter
Edited byJason Hellmann
Production
companies
Distributed byParamount Players
Release date
  • January 4, 2019 (2019-01-04) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Eli is an upcoming American horror film, directed by Ciaran Foy, from a screenplay by David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg, and Richard Naing. It stars Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Sadie Sink, Kelly Reilly, and Max Martini.

It is scheduled to be released on January 4, 2019, by Paramount Players.

Synopsis[edit]

The story centers on a young boy named Eli who is undergoing treatment for a rare disease at a secluded clinic, which becomes a haunted prison with no way out.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In March 2017, it was announced Ciaran Foy would direct the film, from a screenplay by David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing. Trevor Macy and John Zaozirny will produce the film, while Melinda Nishioka will serve as a co-producer. Daniel Hammond and Gabriel Hammond will executive produce the film, under their Broad Green Pictures, Intrepid Pictures and Bellevue Productions banners, respectively.[1] In October 2017, Charlie Shotwell joined the cast of the film.[2] In December 2017, Sadie Sink and Kelly Reilly joined the cast of the film.[3] In January 2018, Lili Taylor and Max Martini joined the cast of the film.[4][5]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in January 2018.[6]

Release[edit]

In October 2017, Paramount Players acquired distribution rights to the film, and set it for a January 4, 2019, release.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Busch, Anita (March 24, 2017). "Ciarán Foy To Direct Broad Green's Horror Offering 'Eli'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 24, 2017). "Charlie Shotwell To Star in 'Eli' From Paramount Players". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (December 4, 2017). "'Stranger Things' Actress Sadie Sink, Kelly Reilly Join Horror Film 'Eli' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  4. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (January 11, 2018). "Lili Taylor Joins Paramount Players' 'Eli'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  5. ^ Galuppo, Mia (January 26, 2018). "'Fifty Shades' Actor Max Martini Joins Paramount Horror 'Eli' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Miska, Brad (January 26, 2018). "Paramount's 'Eli' Goes 50 Shades of Horror". Bloody-Disgusting.com. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 16, 2017). "Paramount Players Snaps Up Horror Title 'Eli'; Schedules 2019 Release". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.

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