Solution Entertainment Group and Room 101 announced tonight that Oblivion‘s Olga Kurylenko will star in the supernatural horror film, Mara.
Myles Nestel, Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insidious), Scott Mann and James Edward Barker will produce.
Clive Tonge is making his directorial feature debut from an original collaboration with Jonathan Frank (The Tournament), based on the mythology and true phenomena of sleep paralysis, commonly known as Sudden Unexpected Nocturnal Death Syndrome (SUNDS).
Shooting begins May 2014.
Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller (Kurylenko) is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which kills people in their sleep, she experiences the same petrifying symptoms as all previous victims and spirals through a chilling nightmare to save herself and Sophie before she dares fall asleep again.