The Occult, an LD Entertainment Production directed by Christian E. Christiansen (The Roommate) and produced by Pete Shilaimon, Mickey Liddell and Jennifer Hilton, is shooting principal photography at the Screen Gems Studios and on locations around Wilmington, North Carolina.
Jennifer Carpenter's The Occult begins production in North Carolina
Written by Karl Mueller, the horror-thriller film is executive produced by Scott Holroyd, Michael Zelman and Paddy Cullen.
Starring in The Occult are Alycia Debnam Carey (Dream Life), Rufus Sewell (The Illusionist, The Tourist), Thomas McDonell (Prom), Adelaide Kane (Secrets of the Mountain), Leah Pipes (Sorority Row), Colm Meaney (Law Abiding Citizen, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter, The Exorcism of Emily Rose), Stacy Edwards (In the Company of Men) and Ric Reitz (Remember the Titans).
Something very strange happened in the small village of New Bethlehem, a devout community kept under the tight reins of the town's vigilant Elders. Six girls born on the same day to different mothers. Perhaps a coincidence or as most believe a chilling omen of something yet to come. Now, on the eve of their 18th birthday, the young women are mysteriously disappearing one by one and feared dead. Terror has overtaken this quiet community. Could this be the work of a serial killer, one of the village elders or a horrific prophecy come true, born of the supernatural, The Occult?
The Occult comes to theaters in 2013 and stars Rufus Sewell, Anne Heche, Thomas McDonell, Colm Meaney, Leah Pipes, Adelaide Kane, Katie Garfield, Ric Reitz. The film is directed by Christian E. Christiansen.