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Timur Bekmambetov Plans Squirrels

Source:   Red Sea Media
May 10, 2013


Red Sea Media has announced plans for Squirrels, a new horror-thriller that the company has just acquired international sales rights for from Bazelevs, Timur Bekmambetov’s production company. Bekmambetov is best known as director of the hit international films Night Watch, Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

When a young man’s estranged father is killed under suspicious circumstances, he returns home for the first time in years to get to the bottom of the mystery. Hoping to uncover some logical explanation, he instead finds his mom’s sleazy new boyfriend, a natural gas company buying up the town, an angry female sheriff who happens to be his ex-girlfriend, and an army of flesh-eating squirrels hellbent on destroying everything in their path due to an erosion of their food chain as a result of environmental destruction by the gas company.

“Squirrels, like people, can seem very cute—until they get hungry!” said Bekmambetov.

“I am very appreciative of the opportunity to sell a Timur Bekmambetov produced film this year. Timur is a tremendous creative talent, and it’s going to be a lot of fun for everyone involved, especially for the buyers, to be a part of this exciting project,” said Red Sea Media CEO Roman Kopelevich.

The film was written by Daniel Antoniazzi & Ben Shiffrin, based on an idea by Bekmambetov. Lisa Ellzey and Michele Wolkoff are executive producers. The production is currently setting a director, with an A-list cast expected to sign shortly.

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