After Dark Begins Casting on Husk

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The first in a string of original films

Devon Graye (Dexter), Tammin Sursok, CJ Thomason and Wes Chatham have entered the After Dark Films original production Husk.

The film is based on a short film by Brett Simmons who is reprising his duties as writer and director. According to THR, the story sees five friends on a weekend trip who become stranded in isolated farmland when crows attack their SUV. They soon realize that the cornfields are inhabited by reanimated human scarecrows who reproduce by killing and force their undead victims to join their ranks.

The movie is shooting in Iowa. After Dark has a distribution deal with Lionsgate.

ShockTillYouDrop.com has received word that this is the first of a series of original films After Dark Films is moving on and that we should be hearing more announcements on other projects soon!

Source: The Hollywood Reporter