Australian actress Emilie de Ravin is going to play a character named Judith in the procuction “Beard’s Creek” which is directed by Tom Donahue.
The story centers on three lonely children growing up in the backwoods Georgia swamps in 1956 escape from their lives into a fantastic imaginary world – until they find a murdered corpse in the swamps and their make-believe turns into a shocking and dangerous reality.
In an interview with Dark Horizions Tom Donahue spoke about the psychological thriller.
Question: What’s the psychological thriller about?
Donahue: It’s about three kids in Louisiana in the 1950s, who find a dead body. It’s kind of Stand By Me meets Night of the Hunter. It’s really, really well-written. I did not write it.
Question: Do you have a title?
Donahue: Yeah, it’s called Beard’s Creek.
Question: And a cast?
Donahue: It’s Stuart Townsend, who played Lestat in Interview with a Vampire and also, Emilie De Ravin, who’s one of the stars of Lost.
Question: Oh, that’s interesting and I presume it’s an indie.
Donahue: Oh, yeah. It’s like – you know, under – well, I shouldn’t say how much, but, under Hollywood budget.
Question: Are you going to try and get it ready in time for the festivals?
Donahue: Well, we’re still getting the finance – we lost the financing because of the financial crisis. And we’ll try to cobble it back together.
Read the full interview on darkhorizons.com