Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Forgotten

There was an open casting call on Screenterrier back in September for a teenage boy to play the lead role in the independent feature film The Forgotten, a a terrifying old fashioned Ghost story with a modern urban setting.

17 year old Clem Tibber (represented by A&J Management) won the lead role of Tommy, with model and actress Elarica Gallagher (represented by Piers Nimmo Management), recently seen in Channel 4's acclaimed series Top Boy, as Carmen, the girl he befriends.

The film also features Shaun Dingwall and Lyndsey Marshall as Tommy's mother and father.

When his mum suffers a nervous breakdown 14 year old Tommy is sent to live with his father in a run down tower block on an estate gripped by poverty and violence.
His father Mark is battling his own demons, caring for his insular teenage son was not part of his plan.
In his new bedroom in their run down flat , Tommy is woken each night to a soft padding sound as if someone were crawling up the wall on the opposite side.
One morning he wakes to find his entire mattress, sleeping bag and himself have been dragged to the other side of the room and pressed up against that wall…someone or something is trying to get his attention? Someone or something is in that flat next door? Gripped with increasing terror , Tommy has to confront not only Mark's growing disturbed behaviour but also clearly an unseen force that rages in the decrepit apartment next door
With the help of Carmen, an estate girl he befriends, they unleash a force that will change their lives forever...

Produced by Stickyback Pictures, written by Oliver Frampton & James Hall, and directed by Oliver Frampton, The Forgotten is currently in post-production.

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