Alex Wolff and Imogen Poots have been tapped to lead writer/director Joey Klein’s crime drama “Castle in the Ground“, which is being produced by William Woods via his Woods Entertainment banner and Michael Solomon of Band With Pictures. Production is currently underway in Sudbury, Canada.
The plot follows a teenager Henry who, after the untimely death of his mother, befriends his charismatic but troubled next-door neighbor Ana, who embroils Henry in a world of addiction and violence just as the opioid epidemic takes hold of their small town.
Andra Gordon of American Entertainment Investors, who developed the project with Woods and Solomon, will serve as executive producer alongside Tom Spriggs, Rob McGillivray, Ben Stranahan, George Stranahan, John Hansen, Mark Gingras, and John Laing. The pic marks the first project for from financing company Line 200, who financed the film along with Ontario Creates, NOHFC, and Telefilm.