THE REEF: STALKED: " In an effort to heal after witnessing her sister’s horrific murder, Nic travels to a tropical resort with her friends for a kayaking and diving adventure. Only hours into their expedition, the women are stalked and then attacked by a great white shark. To survive they will need to band together and Nic will have to overcome her post-traumatic stress, face her fears and slay the monster."

Teressa Liane, Ann Truong, Saskia Archer, Kate Lister, Tim Ross

Directed By:
Andrew Traucki

Written By:
Andrew Traucki

In Theaters, On Digital, On Demand and Streaming on Shudder July 29, 2022


Production Starts on New Supernatural Thriller Series SAVEHAVEN, Created by & Based on James Seale's Graphic Novel: "New York, NY – June 30, 2022 – Strong Studios, Inc. (“Strong Studios”), a subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc.’s (“Ballantyne” or the “Company”; NYSE American: BTN) Strong Entertainment segment, and The Cartel announced today the start of production on Monday, June 20th in Winnipeg Canada on its new supernatural thriller series, Safehaven. 

Safehaven was created by James Seale (30 BelowThrottle) who will serve as showrunner with Kaare Andrews (V Wars, Aftermath, Van Helsing, Mech X-4) on board to direct. The 10 episode series is set to star newcomers Georgie Murphy (Christmas by the Book) and Gino Anania (Skymed, The Porter, Kiss Before Christmas), along with the multi-award-winning Bob Frazer (Drinkwater, The Cannon, Finding Mr. Right, Girlfriend Experience, The X-Files).

Safehaven tells the story of high school comic artist Jenna Frost (Murphy), who must uncover the truth after horrifying visions come to life from her creations, threatening to destroy everything around her. John Rayburn (Frazer) is the mysterious new school counselor determined to save her, even if it endangers both of their lives and unearths his own personal demons. Complicating matters is Will (Anania), a passionate young man committed to protecting Jenna, who finds herself torn between rejecting his help and her growing feelings for him.

Safehaven is produced by Strong Studios, The Cartel (Creepshow, Day of the Dead) and Kevin V. Duncan (Juncture). Executive producers include James Seale; The Cartel’s Stan Spry, Eric Woods, and Anthony Fankhauser; Unbounded Entertainment’s Peter Odiorne, Matt Harton, Larry Swets and Hassan Baqar; Michael Bay’s 451 Media; Ballantyne’s Chairman Kyle Cerminara and CEO Mark Roberson; Strong Studios’ President David Ozer; High Park Entertainment;  Screen Media’s David Fannon, Seth Needle and David Nagelberg; Brad Turner; and Jessica Petelle. Production financed by Bank of Hope’s David Henry and Andrew King. Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Screen Media will distribute the series.

“We have an all-star creative team and a fresh cast on board for this unique new series adapted from James Seale’s suspenseful and other-worldly graphic novel,” stated Strong Studios’ President David Ozer.  “We are thrilled to join forces with The Cartel on Safehaven, which will be our first series to go into production under our newly-formed Strong Studios banner.”

Safehaven will be a visually-stunning supernatural thriller with plot twists, dark humor, slick script and engaging characters that will no doubt deliver a bingeable series appealing to a broad audience,”  said Stan Spry, CEO, The Cartel."



Focus Features has cast Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies, ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA) and Cole Sprouse (Moonshot, Riverdale) to star in the upcoming feature, LISA FRANKENSTEIN directed by Zelda Williams from a script written by Academy Award® winner Diablo Cody (JUNO, TULLY). Principal photography is slated to begin later this summer. 

Cody will write and serve as a producer alongside Mason Novick who will produce via his MXN Entertainment banner. LISA FRANKENSTEIN reunites Cody and Novick who have previously collaborated on films including TULLY, YOUNG ADULT, JENNIFER’S BODY and JUNO, which Cody earned an Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay. Jeff Lampert will serve as executive producer. Focus Features’s Vice President of Production and Development, Michelle Momplaisir, will serve as the creative executive on the project.  

LISA FRANKENSTEIN marks Williams’s feature-length directorial debut.

LOGLINE: Set in 1989, an unpopular high schooler accidentally re-animates a handsome Victorian corpse during a lightning storm and starts to rebuild him into the man of her dreams using the broken tanning bed in her garage.

Newton is represented by WME and Management 360. Sprouse is represented by WME, Brookside Artist Management, and DLA Piper. Cody is represented by WME. Williams is represented by Gersh, Melinda Jason, and Roger Armstrong.


LET'S NEVER MEET: "With over 50 million downloads and over thousands of stories from all over the world, one of the top true-horror podcasts ‘Let’s Not Meet’ has joined forces with the award-winning Goodale Films to create a live-action limited episodic series called, ‘Let’s Never Meet’. The show will be based on true tales of terror from the popular podcast. These tales will range from creepy encounters with random strangers to narrowly evading capture or even murder by infamous serial killer Ted Bundy. 

A crowdfunding campaign was just launched on Indiegogo which will run through July 19th. The Goodale Films team will start principal photography in the next two 

Months and production will wrap in late fall 2022."

“If you’re a fan of Let’s Not Meet: A True Horror Podcast, you’re going to be a Super Fan of Let’s Never Meet” - Andrew Tate, Creator of ‘Let’s Not Meet: A True Horror Podcast’ 

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