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UPDATE: Nicolas Cage to star in Kellie Madison's Hotel 33

Source:   Foresight Unlimited
May 10, 2013


UPDATE: Foresight Unlimited is now saying that this casting announcement was premature: “We have learned that the deal with Nicolas Cage on Hotel 33 is not yet closed. We therefore feel it is prudent to let the parties finalize their negotiations before we move forward with international representation of the film.”

Following their collaboration on the upcoming 2 Guns and Lone Survivor, Foresight Unlimited, Envision Entertainment and Emmett/Furla Films are joining forces to produce the surreal thriller Hotel 33, starring Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage. The project was announced today by Foresight CEO Mark Damon and Emmett/Furla’s Randall Emmett.

Newcomer Kellie Madison wrote the script and will direct Hotel 33, which will start production in September 2013.

The film is based on the presumed event surrounding the disappearance of 32 people on the opening night of the Grand Hotel in Williamsport, PA in 1953. While Detective Kaminsky (Cage) is investigating the event, four teenagers break into the now-abandoned hotel for a night of festivities. Things soon go awry, and Detective Kaminsky now has to turn his attentions to discovering the mysterious happenings surrounding the strange disappearance of two of the four teenagers.

Open Road Films is distributing the film theatrically in the U.S.

“This is a real-life mystery based on factual events -- a frighteningly look at the nature of evil, exploring and revealing timeless truths about the dark side of human nature, fear and the paranormal and will leave audiences shocked and captivated for years to come. It’s going to be fantastic!!!!” said Kellie Madison.

“Up-and-coming talent Kellie Madison has done a wonderful job in giving the script a seriously terrifying tone,” commented Mark Damon. “Nicolas Cage is of course one of the great actors of our time and is perfectly suited to the role of the iconic haunted detective,” he continued.

“This is now the fourth movie Nic and I have worked on together. He is not only a friend but a true talent and I cannot be more excited to be working with him again,” commented Randall Emmett.

Foresight Unlimited will handle international sales for Hotel 33, which will be produced by Randall Emmett and George Furla, and executive produced by Envision Entertainment’s Remington Chase, Stepan Martirosyan and Vitaly Grigoriants, and Foresight’s Mark Damon. Malek Akkad is also an executive producer on the film.

(Photo Credit: Joel Ginsburg / WENN.com)


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